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sebaceous cyst tea tree oil

A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felix Brizuela
32 years experience Neurology
Cellulitis?: I would make absolutely certain, that you do not have a skin infection, cellulitis over that area. These kind of infections, can be to bad consequenc ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
18 years experience Family Medicine
Time to see a: doctor to get some antibiotics and maybe some surgical excision. This is sounding more serious than a "boil" to me. Please see a healthcare provider ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Press
44 years experience Plastic Surgery
No: The only way to remove a sebaceous cyst is with surgery.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Campanelli
29 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
No: Sebaceous cysts must be removed surgically. There are some tricks that can be used to minimize scarring but there is no creme, oil or ointment that wi ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff McFadden
24 years experience Family Medicine
No.: It will likely need to be incised and drained.
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A female asked:
Dr. BARRY ETON
55 years experience General Practice
Dilute: One hundred parts diluent to one part oil by volume; probably alcohol.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
44 years experience Dermatology
Soap & water: Why do people insist on applying things to cuts and scrapes? All you should do is clean it thoroughly with soap and water, and cover it with a clean b ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
35 years experience Gastroenterology
Tea tree oil: tea tree oil is toxic if ingested orally. If it has been swallowed, you should contact your local poison control center at 1-800-222-1222 immediately. ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
23 years experience Family Medicine
Yes, a known remedy: As in one of earlier post regarding home remedy for warts--tea tree oil, raw garlic, and duct-tape etc...Have been shown to be effective. But, about 6 ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Poleszak
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Nobody knows: No studies were done.

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