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Can Tea Tree Oil Cause Blindness
Vision impairment and blindness are conditions in which a person cannot see well or see at all, even with glasses or contact lenses. If a person's best vision (with correction) out of either eye is only 20/70 - 20/200, he is impaired. If he can see no better than 20/200 or his visual field is no more than 20 degrees (severe "tunnel" vision), ...Read more
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. It can also cause irritation with topical exposure also. ...Read more
Tea tree oil: Tea tree oil is very irritating to skin if not diluted in a carrier oil (and sometimes water as well). Genital tissues are especially sensitive - so user beware. ...Read more
Doesn't matteer: Tea tree oil can be very irritating. It may be allergy or irritation. Either way you should avoid it. There is no good use for it anyway. ...Read more
What causes scalp to hurt after not washing it? I haven't washed it for a week. The only thing I use on my hair is tea tree oil.
Not beeing: Able to breathe can irritate the scalp with the oil coverage for a week and make it sore! ...Read more
I applied tea tree oil on my face and it caused redness &little lumps on my cheeks. Can I use silver ex &aloevera? How much time will it take to heal?
Facial redness: This may not be an allergic reaction but is a primary direct irritant reaction. I would favor applying a cortisone type ointment rather than aloe Vera. If there is deepening or spreading redness, secondary infection may be present and is a serious situation. See a physician promptly in that case. ...Read more
Perhaps turmeric if: Topical tea tree oil can not possibly cause bleeding but turmeric is a natural blood thinner. However, even large doses of turmeric are not known to cause bleeding unless combined with other medicines or herbs that thin the blood or unless one has a hereditary tendency towards increased bleeding. See http://www. Livescience. Com/41760-turmeric-supplement-facts. Html. ...Read more
I have sweaty palms. How can I stop/prevent it. Dose using antiperspirant cause cancer? And can applying tea tree oil on my palms help?
Antiperspirant: Try the same antiperspirant sold for under arms. MUST BE APPLIED TO DRY SKIN! More effective if you then wear plastic gloves over the antiperspirant for a few hours. Aluminum chloride does NOT cause any cancers. Tea tree oil is a loser, a waste of money, and often irritating. ...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.
Get hard core: Tea tree oil is an interesting mix but you want something strong to handle a wart. The over the counter remedies and prescription stuff damage tissue and turn up local immunity. Use something specific for watts. You have many choices. ...Read more
You should be: It may bother you. You neglect to indicate the indication. Tea tree oil is about the last choice for treating anything. If you have a reason--any reason---to treat something on your face, you can be sure there are legitimate products which actually do something useful. So why experiment with a worthless, often irritating scam? ...Read more
Tea Tree Oil: Although tea tree oil is generally considered safer than other treatments for head lice, caution should still be employed when using it. While very few people have a sensitivity or allergy specific to tea tree oil, it is not impossible. If irritation occurs, stop use immediately. Usually safe for skin, tea tree oil is toxic when consumed. ...Read more
Not unsafe: But not necessary. If there are symptoms of itching or irritation, it is best to see your gyn for a full evaluation. ...Read more
No: No scar can be completely removed. Tree oil is a mild antibiotic and has a limited effect against mild acne in the acute stage, and is less irritating than other over-the-counter preparations. For old scars, dermatologists have dermabrasion, lasers and more, and some hollywood men have cultivated the scars for the "tough guy" look. ...Read more
TEA TREE OIL: Yes, In moderation it had antibacterial and antifungicidal properties if it doesn't improve follow up with your doctor. ...Read more
Loss of vision reflects the inability to perceive images. Such a phenotype can be due to occlusive or barriers to light (e.g. cataracts) through retinal alterations (e.g. wet macular degeneration) to optic nerve lesions (e.g. from a pituitary adenoma) to central nervous system ...Read more