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A 48-year-old member asked:

Hi docs, would tea tree oil help clear up acne?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 46 years experience
Adjunct only: It's a moderate estrogen and this is probably how it works. It's given men growth of their breast tissue. Your best rx for acne is topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated plus, if required, your physician's prescription-strength medication.
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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 59 years experience
I would not use tea tree oil for anything.
Mar 13, 2014

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