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Rash From Tea Tree Oil
I need a good tea tree oil shampoo what are good ones? I have scaly itchy rashes on scalp causing hair loss and want to try tea tree!
Maybe: Tea tree oil does have anti-inflammatory aspects, but too much can be very irritating. Try a very small amount (few drops) diluted into a solution of fragrance-free shampoo for a few days. If it is getting worse, stop! Good luck! ...Read more
I'm trying to get rid of a rash. I use Benadryl (diphenhydramine) (for itch), tea tree oil, and baby powder. Is this okay?
Used pure tea tree oil on a bump on my tragus piercing and developed a rash. Rash is slightly itchy, red, inflamed. What do I do?
I have small, round, rash like, itchy patches that have been popping up. Two on hip and shoulder. Some dried with tea tree oil. What is it?
I was DX with jock itch week ago. Took a zpack, clindamycin, tea tree oil 2x a day. I still have a rash how long is recovery how long until Ihave sex?
Uncertain diagnosis: Well, I'm confused about why you would be given antibiotics for "jock itch" as that is a fungal skin rash. That can become infected with skin bacteria after it's been scratched at, but then you would still need an antifungal cream or oral antifungal medication to clear it up. Tea tree oil can also be irritating to that area of the body and cause allergic dermatitis. need to see MD ASAP no sex yet. ...Read more
Hi. I woke up with a rash on my neck that looks kind of like a hickey but more red. I put tea tree oil on it and it burns a little. What could it be?
See a dermatologist: Forget the tea tree oil. It will not help, may irritate. Maybe it is just a pinch or a "hickey". Allergy is unlikely. ...Read more
Mom has what seems a round red rash on inner arm. No contact whatsoever. What's this? Would tea tree oil be beneficial? She used creams. No use at all
ROUND RED RASH ARM:
ROUND RED RASH?
DOES SHE TAKE ANY MEDICATIONS?
MANY MEDICATIONS CAN CAUSE ROUND RASHES.
ANYTHING NEW? ...Read more
I have this rash on my hand, that I can't seem to get rid of. Any ideas on how to get it to go away? I tried tea tree oil, ointment everything
Must be visualized: And examined. No diagnosis can be made without direct visualization. ...Read more
I developed a red itchy subsequently bumpy skin rash after using tea tree oil on toenails. The rash is on the top and between toes, now shiny.
Allergic reaction: It seems you may be allergic to the tea tree oil and it may have dripped on and between the toes causing the rash and itching. Discontinue using it and topically apply a cortisone cream. You can also take oral Benadryl (diphenhydramine). If this does not resolve, see your podiatrist. ...Read more
Rash on my inner thighs that will not travel to my penis. I have tried jock itch cream, tea tree oil soap, athlete foot spray. When scratched, area is very dry.?
You state you: Have a rash, and you state you put athletes foot creams on it. Maybe, they don't get better because a rash is not a fungus. Usually, a rash is an inflammatory condition of the skin. You might want to try an over the counter cortisone cream. If no improvement see the dermatologist. ...Read more
Itchy rash under breasts healthy female 77 years old in good health, applied green tea mixture with tea tree oil topically and got some relief. Have this problem for two weeks. Yesterday I felt warm and in seconds got a heat rash with tingling on both arm
Small red rash on stomach for couple weeks. Tried miconazole, hydrocortisone, tea tree oil-all no effect. No pain or itch, hasn't spread. What is it?
See doctor: Rashes unresponsive to OTC treatments should be evaluated. This is best done in person. ...Read more
For what purpose?: Some oils are used for scent, some for skin, and some taken internally. What do you want to use tea tree oil for? If sold in the us it should have safety recommendations on the bottle. ...Read more
Natural skin remedy:
Tea tree oil is excellent for inflamatory conditions of the skin. Apply to clean and dry areas, starting at night.
If no irritation, increased to twice per day.
Take Omega 3 in capsules: 1000 mg/day and eat foods reach in these natural oils to help with the inflamation: Avocado, nuts, salmon, etc
Avoid soda, sweets. Choose water with lemon to drink.
It helps with cleansing skin from toxins. ...Read more
Might burn: Tea tree oil has antifungal and antibacterial properties but likely won't be helpful in promoting hair growth otherwise. Un diluted tea tree oil may burn your skin and should always be diluted with another oil, such as grapeseed, prior to application to the skin. ...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 SCALP: WHY ARE YOU USING TEA TREE OIL IN THE FIRST PLACE? ...Read more
Do I keep the burn I got from undeluted tea tree oil dry or moist? Which one will keep it from scarrung
Any natural soother: Milk cream........churn some whole milk, the top cream has good healing effect. ...Read more
What to do if I got the tea tree oil and have been using it for 2 days and my skin is so bumpy and im getting black head type things. Is this normal?
Tea tree oil: Tea tree oil has antifungal and antibacterial properties but undiluted tea tree oil may burn your skin. Tea tree oil should always be diluted with another oil (such as grapeseed) prior to application and should never be taken internally. If worsening of the appearance of the skin occurs with use, it should be discontinued! ...Read more
I got some flesh colored skin tags on my goin area and I started applying tea tree oil to remove it. It is currently white tipped is that normal or no
Get them removed: You are much more likely to get the result you want from a simple procedure in your physician's office than expecting magic from this botanical. The white is probably macerated keratin, no surprise. ...Read more