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A 45-year-old member asked:

Do tea tree oil products cause facial hair growth in women?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. John Ebner
Dermatology 19 years experience
No: Tea tree oil will not cause increased hair growth for either men or women. The cause for this problem in women may be related to hormonal imbalance and increase testosterone effects (hirsutism). Have this checked out by your doctor.

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A 32-year-old member asked:

Can tea tree oil products cause new or more facial hair growth in women?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. John Ebner
Dermatology 19 years experience
No: Tea tree oil will not cause increased hair growth for either men or women. The cause for this problem in women may be related to hormonal imbalance and increase testosterone effects (hirsutism). Have this checked out by your doctor.
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A 18-year-old female asked:

Is tea tree oil is good for hair growth?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. David Ziring
Pediatric Gastroenterology 23 years experience
No: But it helps relieve an itchy scalp. The only known promoters of hair growth are medications like minoxidil and propecia (finasteride).
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