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I have Molluscum contagiosum on my pelvis, I'm 21 and gotten cryotherapy. They are still there, can: lemon myrtle, tea tree oil, and iodine can help?

I have  Molluscum contagiosum on my pelvis, I'm 21 and gotten cryotherapy. They are still there, can: lemon myrtle, tea tree oil, and iodine can help?

No---- none of these: See a dermatologist. You need 1 or more additional treatments. Don't worry. It is not serious. If you wait long enough ----- perhaps a few months---there will be spontaneous clearing. ...Read more

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Allergy to lemon oil, is that possible?

Allergy to lemon oil, is that possible?

Maybe: This has been described only once in the medical literature (in 1990). It was reported in a women who worked handling lemon peel and lemon oil for several years. The reaction she got was a skin reaction on her fingers where she handled these products. It is exceedingly rare, but it may be possible to have a lemon oil allergy. ...Read more

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Does lemon oil cause acne?

Does lemon oil cause acne?

Acne: Acne is a skin condition that occurs when your hair follicles become plugged with oil and dead skin cells.These factors can trigger or aggravate an existing case of acne, hormones, medications, and a diet with a lot of dairy and carbohydrate-rich foods.You can also prevent new acne breakouts with self-care measures by washing your skin with a gentle cleanser and avoiding touching or picking acne. ...Read more

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How to deal with a wart that won't go away? Freezing it didn't work. Compound W didn't work. I've heard of using lemon oil. Any other options?

How to deal with a wart that won't go away? Freezing it didn't work. Compound W didn't work. I've heard of using lemon oil. Any other options?

Duck/Duct Tape: Hello please let your parents know: Duct Tape has wonderful properties at painfully but slowly removing a wart. You could have it cut out but thats much more painful. Check out the tape and let me know.Feel good ...Read more

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If you have lemon juice mix with olive oil and you take it every morning what benefits or side effects it has?

If you have lemon juice mix with olive oil and you take it every morning what benefits or side effects it has?

Better to put it on: Your food or salad. The omega 3's are good in olive oil, and lemon juice in water helps alkalinize your body, but straight can damage the enamel of your teeth. So a tsp diluted in a glass of water would be okay (and safe for your teeth.) ...Read more

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Steam inhaler!is it safe to add anything to the water from a "steam inhaler."was thinking maybe salt, lemon, olive oil.What would be safe?Vicks/other?

Steam inhaler!is it safe to add anything to the water from a "steam inhaler."was thinking maybe salt, lemon, olive oil.What would be safe?Vicks/other?

Avoid that: Avoid trying to inhale household items you have found around the house. You do not need any of those things in your lungs. Vicks helps when applied to your chest or the bottom of your feet for congestion. If you are ill see your doctor. ...Read more