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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Please clarify: Please advise us specifically how you were considering using the tea tree oil. Can re-ask with additional info.

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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Alternative methods: Not something that I would recommend. Good oral hygiene: brushing after meals and snacks, using dental floss properly and the use of a tongue scraper ... Read More
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Halitosis: Bad breath can be caused by many different factors, including sinus infections, periodontal problems, smoking, cavities, acid reflux, and your diet. A ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Probably not.: Although multiple poorly designed studies have suggested an antibacterial effect for tea tree oil, there have been no large randomized studies of its ... Read More
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Infection: Bad breath from sulfur producing bacteria. Sinuses probably infected. Oil, of any sort, is not the same thing as an antibiotic. You don't want to m ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Unlikely: In the majority of cases, the cause of bad breath or halitosis, poor dental hygiene or may be a sign of other serious health problems (chronic sinus). ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Choate
43 years experience Pediatrics
Probably not.: If the child is allergic to a component of the fish oil, this may cause boggy rhinitis (congestion), however this is not very common.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Van der Werff
38 years experience Dentistry
Probably not: Plaque and tartar are caused by bacteria in the mouth. If allowed to overgrow, it can cause the loss of teeth and has been known to be linked with ot ... Read More
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Usually not: Stop for a few days and see.
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Controversial: Presently iit's consdered to be good but that may change. Recent studies debunked the myth that Niacin was good. Time will tell.
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Raise. Melatonin: To overcome the insomnia which is rare and generally resolves with time. Google sleep hygiene. Try passionflower, chamomile, valerian, kava-kava(may b ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mitchell Cohen
36 years experience Psychiatry
Fish oil ; sleep: Not much data on fish oil and sleep, but if you believe your sleep got worse after starting it stop it for 14 days since fish oil can be safely discon ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jordan Safirstein
19 years experience Cardiology
A tough question: Guidelines: "Large-scale epidemiological studies suggest that individuals at risk for CHD benefit from the consumption of plant- and marine-derived o ... Read More
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