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    I think what they meant was it sounds like it...

    I think what they meant was it sounds like it could be some of the symptoms of a disease called Scleroderma. You need to get a doctor to check for this to make sure. We are guessing and it could be...
  2. Most of the time, I use Neutrogena Hydro Boost...

    Most of the time, I use Neutrogena Hydro Boost Hydrating Cleansing Gel & Oil-Free Makeup Remover with Hyaluronic Acid Retails for $9.99 USD.
    When my skin is a little dry I use the gentler option...
  3. I haven't used the Avene or La Roche Posay Range...

    I haven't used the Avene or La Roche Posay Range products. While I haven't used these 2 Derma e products for sensitive skin, I have used about a dozen of their other products without any issues. I...
  4. Derma e Cleanser and Oil Free Moisturizer for Sensitive Skin and Rosacea

    I have used multiple types of Derma e products and found that all of them work well. Their prices are fairly reasonable for the amount of product that you get. I'm not in any way affiliated with...
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    You are right. Those things like to hide in your...

    You are right. Those things like to hide in your hair.

    I occasionally use the DIY Borax Shampoo and follow with a diluted apple cider vinegar rinse to rebalance the hair's pH. I also use...
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    No, not using any additive in the wash. Just...

    No, not using any additive in the wash. Just wearing clean clothes daily. Are you drying the clothes in a clothes dryer? If so the warmth of the clothes dryer may be enough to make sure that any...
  7. Simple 2 ingredient Boric Acid Paste for treating demodex, fungus, acne on the face.

    You can take 2 ingredients: Boric Acid Powder and Glycerin to make a paste for treating skin conditions. I haven't tried this version. It may be helpful to those outside the US who cannot easily...
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    When the body's immune system is down in response...

    When the body's immune system is down in response to flu, viruses or other illnesses, it can allow demodex to get overpopulated. Demodex can help spread fungal infections like tinea, Malassazia...
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    The Zinc and Sulphur in the ZZ Cream are the...

    The Zinc and Sulphur in the ZZ Cream are the major ingredients that will kill off the adult mites. But indeed it may get worse again before it gets better. Topical treatments kill off the adults...
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    I think Brady has a good suggestion about just...

    I think Brady has a good suggestion about just using the horse paste without mixing it with moisturizer. Given that you have had such a struggle with finding cleaning and moisturizing products that...
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    Dilution equation from Wikipedia: C1 * V1 = C2 *...

    Dilution equation from Wikipedia:
    C1 * V1 = C2 * V2

    Where:
    C1 = 1.87% = 0.0187 Percentage of Ivermectin in the Horse Paste
    C2 = 1.0% = 0.01 Percentage of Ivermectin in DIY Soolantra
    V1 =...
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    The Russian study followed 212 patients and...

    The Russian study followed 212 patients and treated with topical Ivermectin (Soolantra). The Egyptian medical study from the 2013 International Journal of Infectious Diseases tested 2 oral...
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    I haven't taken the Difflucan myself. I had a...

    I haven't taken the Difflucan myself. I had a severe case of demodex but I never had the added complication of a fungal infection.

    I read 2 articles from NIH about using Oral Fluconazole...
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    The oral flucanazole (Brand name Difflucan) has...

    The oral flucanazole (Brand name Difflucan) has been show to be highly effective against fungal/yeast infections. Its definitely worth trying especially if the tinea is serious. Yeast/Fungus and...
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    I did the 2 week combined oral treatment with...

    I did the 2 week combined oral treatment with Oral Ivermectin and Oral Metronidazole. It worked. I'm still clear at 20+ months post treatment. I was misdiagnosed for years as having bacterial acne...
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    We aren't born with demodex. Its believed to be...

    We aren't born with demodex. Its believed to be passed to a child by a caretaker. We "acquire" it starting at about age 5 when the oil glands develop. Studies have shown that by age 18 or so most...
  17. Some dermatologists using the combined oral...

    Some dermatologists using the combined oral anti-parasitic treatment of both oral Ivermectin and oral Metrondiazole do prescribe it for up to one month or even 6 weeks. One dose of oral Ivermectin...
  18. Solutions for skin burning when washed - Role of Biofilm: why you need to wash it off

    If you have gotten past an episode of cleansers burning your skin, please post your solutions in response to this post. Make sure you add the products that you used successfully. It may help others...
  19. Thread: IPL machine

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    WARNING: IF NOT USED CORRECTLY, IPL LIGHT CAN...

    WARNING: IF NOT USED CORRECTLY, IPL LIGHT CAN DAMAGE THE IRIS IN YOUR EYES. MAKE SURE THAT YOUR EYES ARE PROTECTED FROM THE IPL LIGHT!!!!!!! DO NOT USE IPL ON THE EYELIDS without Stainless Steel...
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    No. Soolantra is not a sunscreen. Soolantra...

    No. Soolantra is not a sunscreen. Soolantra contains the anti-parasitic drug Ivermectin used to kill Demodex Skin Mites. Demodex skin mites can cause redness likely due to an allergic or chemical...
  21. Oral Fluconazole (Diflucan) for Malassezia, Candida, and Fungal Acne Infections (NIH)

    Doctors may recommend Fluconazole for patients with fungal acne. They recommend that 24 hours after taking the drug, the patient works out and gets sweaty. It forces the drug into the pores...
  22. The generic should work fine. Ivermectin has...

    The generic should work fine. Ivermectin has been around for 40-50 years. I took the generic oral Ivermectin (not the topical) and it totally worked to clear demodex. The topical Soolantra cream is...
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    In my case my doctor followed the dosage protocol...

    In my case my doctor followed the dosage protocol described in the article from the May 2013 Journal of Infectious diseases. That study used the 200 micrograms per kilogram of body weight. Some...
  24. Thanks Brady! I put your link in the original...

    Thanks Brady! I put your link in the original article.
  25. Yes! Eyes and skin are still in remission 16.5...

    Yes! Eyes and skin are still in remission 16.5 months after completion of the treatment.
    Good luck! And please post and let us know if you try this treatment and how it works for you.
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