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A 36-year-old member asked:

Will tea tree oil cure a very very very small keloid that is on your earlobe?

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Dr. Barry Press
Plastic Surgery 46 years experience
I dont think so...: I am not aware of any beneficial effect of tea tree oil on scars or keloids...
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A 46-year-old member asked:

Using tea tree oil for my keloid. Is this advisable?

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Dr. Thomas Fiala
Plastic Surgery 35 years experience
Nothing wrong..: ..With that, but there are much more effective treatments available, such as silicone sheeting, pressure dressings, medication injections (kenalog, 5fu), laser. You might want to see a plastic surgeon or dermatologist.
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