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Bed Sore Treatment Tea Tree Oil
A bed sore is an injury to the skin, and tissues beneath the skin, caused by pressure. They can range from a stage one pressure sore (tender, red and does not blanch) to stage four (an open wound extending down to the bone). Early stage pressure sores can respond to off-loading, while deep ulcers require debridement, dressing ...Read more
Some people have : Reported variable results using tea tree on cold sores. Your doctor can prescribe valtrex (valacyclovir). Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) has been shown in european studies to help expedite cold sore healing. It can reduce healing time by 1/2. Studies also show regular use can help v recurrences. Brief supplementation w lysine 1, 000mg orally 3x a day at the onset, can hasten healing. Your dermatologist. ...Read more
Small mass near rectum, has been there for a while. Bleeds while passing stool and sore. Put tea tree oil on it and it turned almost white. Normal?
A thrombosed: (clotted) hemorrhoid is the most likely diagnosis. This is due to blood clotting in one of the small veins surrounding the anal opening (external) or rectum (internal) The ONLY way of being sure is an exam. Your Family Physician, GYN or PCP will be able to tell. And suggest treatment! ...Read more
Some people have: Used tea tree oil on cold sores with variable results reported. Your doctor can prescribe valtrex (valacyclovir). Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) has been shown in european studies to help expedite cold sore healing. It can reduce healing time by 1/2. Studies also show regular use can help v recurrences. Brief supplementation w lysine 1, 000mg orally 3x a day at the onset, can hasten healing. Your >. ...Read more
I have a sore lump under my left armpit. It won't go away, won't come to a head. Please help. Tried antibacterial soaps, tea tree oil etc....
Nose piercing with bumps on outside and inside. I do a salt water cleanse 2-3x a day. Also, tea tree oil. Still inflamed and tender. What should I do?
Get eval: You may have an infectious process which would require antibiotics, ...so best to get the area evaluated to get properly diagnosed and treated. Good luck. ...Read more
For a natural remedy... What amts and how long use castor oil /tea tree oil for treatmt of nail fungus/athletes foot? How do they need diluted, if any
Natural is GREAT when it works.
I have found that it is a hit-and-miss proposition.
You can follow the label on the bottle of tea tree oil or see your podiatrist for a diagnosis and prescription.
Nail fungus is VERY hard to kill. I would treat both the nails and the athletes foot infection at the same time and get it done as quickly as possible.
Good luck. ...Read more
What's the most effective an FAST way to cure ringworm? Apple cider vinegar? Tea tree oil? Garlic?
Real antifungal: Tolaftate is available without a prescription. Terbinafine topical is also good. I'd prefer to see you use a topical agent rather than taking medication systemically whenever possible. These should be effective but it may take a few weeks. Apple cider vinegar, tea tree oil, and garlic are promoted on "natural healing" sites for everything -- trying them would be your business. Best wishes. ...Read more
What cause the philtrum to flaked and cracked? It so painful and red. I researched about it and it is a fungal infection and the cure is tea tree oil.
Tea Tree Fungus: This is commonly used as a natural remedies for toenail fungus but my experience is that it is not very effective in moderate or severe cases. It may be slightly effective if there is only a small amount of fungus present. Keeping the nail trimmed short and filed thin may help at work slightly better. ...Read more
2 doctors on here says Tea Tree Oil is good and bad for jock itch. I need a 3rd opinion now. Plus can it cure the itch around my anus?
To treat bv, does bathing in warm water mixed with apple cider vinegar and tea tree oil treat cure the infection? Any suggestions?
Antibiotics v yogurt: Bacterial vaginosis is an imbalance in vaginal bacteria. Standard treatment is antibiotics, not bathing as described so go see family doc or gynecologist. There is some evidence that eating yogurt w/lactobacilli might help restore balance but studies aren't definitive. Check out http://www.Mayoclinic. Com/health/bacterial-vaginosis/ds01193 & http://www.Cdc. Gov/std/bv/stdfact-bacterial-vaginosis. Htm. ...Read more
Help me please I applied tea tree oil in my skin for acne and it burned and now it's raw skin!!! I don't want a scar please help?
Get checked: You may have a sensitivity to the chemicals in the tea tree, or to an additive, and may require medical attention to get healed. Do see your medical professional for treatment of your condition, to find out whether it is safe for you to use tea tree oil, and to find an alternative treatment for your acne. Hope that helps. ...Read more
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Can you self treat for scabies w/tea tree oil, 91% alcohol & home remedies to the point that it doesn't look typical and Docs can't tell what it is?
Have a boli on inner thigh and have been using tea tree oil and Prid but it hasn't drained although it seems to be going away. Is that normal?
Ans: Yes it is good it is reducing. Apply heAt to the area. It will either resolve or open. ...Read more