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is tea tree oil safe during pregnancy

A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-healy
39 years experience Pediatrics
Other issues: I would check for other things such as gestational diabetes if you have recurring or non responding yeast infections.
Dr. Natalie Geary
30 years experience Pediatrics
Yeast: Tea tree oil is known for its disinfecting capacity, but usually not for fungal infections. Please review with your ob/gyn to discuss safe alternative ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Tea Tree: The oil is an essential oil similar to camphor. For the most part it is safe and has been used for centuries. However, it can cause some irritation fo ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Dilute tea tree oil m only a few drops - strong odor. It has antiinfectives properties.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
35 years experience Pediatrics
I wouldn't recommend: We get lots of questions here on health tap from people who have used tea tree oil and have gotten blistering, inflammation, redness. What are you tr ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carolyn Thompson
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not unsafe: But not necessary. If there are symptoms of itching or irritation, it is best to see your gyn for a full evaluation.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
50 years experience Pediatrics
Probably: It's not harmful, but it is ineffective. Therefore, by not treating BV with appropriate medications and hygiene, you are causing yourself harm. So us ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Hick
13 years experience Dermatology
Safe: Tea tree oil is safe to use on the skin. It may or may not help your itchy scalp. If it does not, see your local dermatologist to help diagnose your p ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
39 years experience Dentistry
Safe?: As long as you do not swallow it you should be safe however your teeth are another issue. The oil may leave a film on the tooth that will make it easi ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julian Raffoul
Specializes in General Practice
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to answer this question without performing a physical exam to determine the extent of the burn. You should see your primary care docto ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Abraham Thomas
28 years experience Dentistry
Tea Tree Oil: A drop of tea tree oil on your toothpaste is fine. The oil does have some antibacterial qualities; however, it won't "help" your existing cavities. Yo ... Read More
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