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Eyelash Mites: Symptoms | Causes | Treatments

Eyelash Mites What are eyelash mites? Eyelash mites are caused by two types of Demodex mites. The two types are called Demodex folliculorum and Demodex brevis. Both types of mites are microscopic, so you can’t see them with the naked eye. They’re naturally prevalent in your hair follicles, where they feed on dead skin cells. D. folliculorum is the most likely …

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Butt Implants: Types | Risks | Costs

Everything You Need to Know About Butt Implants What are butt implants? Butt implants are artificial devices surgically placed in the buttocks to create volume in the area. Also called buttock or gluteal augmentation, this procedure has grown increasingly popular in recent years. One estimate reported by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons notes that buttock augmentation surgery …

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Gummy Bear Implants: Pros | Cons | Cost | Precautions

Everything You Need to Know About Gummy Bear Breast Implants Overview Gummy bear breast implants are one of the options available for breast augmentation. The term “gummy bear” is actually a nickname for these teardrop-shaped, gel-based implants. They’re known to retain their shape better than other types of breast implants made from saline and silicone. …

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Spongiotic Dermatitis: Causes | Symptoms | Treatment

What is spongiotic dermatitis? Overview Dermatitis is inflammation of the skin. Many types of dermatitis exist. For example, contact dermatitis happens when your skin touches a chemical that irritates it or causes an allergic reaction. Atopic dermatitis, also known as eczema, happens because of issues in your immune system. Spongiotic dermatitis refers to dermatitis that involves fluid buildup in your …

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Cogwheeling in Parkinson’s Disease: Causes | Treatment

What Is Cogwheeling? Overview Cogwheel phenomenon, also known as cogwheel rigidity or cogwheeling, is a type of rigidity seen in people with Parkinson’s disease. It’s often an early symptom of Parkinson’s, and it can be used to make a diagnosis. What does cogwheeling look like? In cogwheel rigidity, your muscles will be stiff, like in other forms of rigidity. But …

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