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Have red inflammation (line) near tailbone for 5 days (no cyst). Very slight sensitivity but not pain. Could this go away? Using tea tree oil

Have red inflammation (line) near tailbone for 5 days (no cyst). Very slight sensitivity but not pain. Could this go away? Using tea tree oil

Cellulitis?: I would make absolutely certain, that you do not have a skin infection, cellulitis over that area. These kind of infections, can be to bad consequences if not properly addressed. I would have it checked out. ...Read more

Cyst (Definition)

A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more


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Could castor oil remove a sebaceous cyst?

Could castor oil remove a sebaceous cyst?

Of course not: This stuff is promoted on websites targeting very gullible people. I trust you saw through it. ...Read more

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I've got a hard, big pimple. It's a sebaceous cyst, and I heard castor oil can remove it. Is it true?

I've got a hard, big pimple. It's a sebaceous cyst, and I heard castor oil can remove it. Is it true?

No: Sebaceous cysts must be removed surgically. There are some tricks that can be used to minimize scarring but there is no creme, oil or ointment that will eliminate them. ...Read more

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How to dilute tea tree oil to one percent?

How to dilute tea tree oil to one percent?

Dilute: One hundred parts diluent to one part oil by volume; probably alcohol. ...Read more

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I'm thinking of applying tea tree oil on my cut. Can i?

I'm thinking of applying tea tree oil on my cut. Can i?

Soap & water: Why do people insist on applying things to cuts and scrapes? All you should do is clean it thoroughly with soap and water, and cover it with a clean bandaid. Change the bandaid daily; cuts heal faster when they are covered. ...Read more

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Can tea tree oil cause poisoning?

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

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Does tea tree oil have any effect on warts?

Does tea tree oil have any effect on warts?

Yes, a known remedy: As in one of earlier post regarding home remedy for warts--tea tree oil, raw garlic, and duct-tape etc...Have been shown to be effective. But, about 60-65% of warts go away without treatment in about 2 years.
Otc compound-w can be quite effective as well, if used appropriately. If these measures not adequate, consult your doc. As there are many treatment available. Good luck. ...Read more

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Does tea tree oil help on the blackheads?

Does tea tree oil help on the blackheads?

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

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Does tea tree oil treat lice?

Does tea tree oil treat lice?

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

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Would it be ok to put tea tree oil on an fingertip infection?

Would it be ok to put tea tree oil on an fingertip infection?

TEA TREE OIL: Yes, In moderation it had antibacterial and antifungicidal properties if it doesn't improve follow up with your doctor. ...Read more

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Can tea tree oil help clear up acne?

Can tea tree oil help clear up acne?

It can: It's a fairly strong estrogen and I suspect this is how it works; in fact, some guys have gotten breasts from using it. At best, it's an adjunct for scientific acne treatment. If you've got acne that you can't manage with topical benzoyl peroxide, you owe it to yourself to get effective scienetific treatment from your physicain. It's a chronic disease that can be managed. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Does tea tree oil get rid of age spots?

Does tea tree oil get rid of age spots?

No: There is no effect of tea tree oil on either hyper pigmentation or on keratosis ...Read more

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Can I use tea tree oil on my cold sore?

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

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Does tea tree oil for hair work on keloid?

Keloid: There is no scientific evidence about the role of tea tree oil for improving keloids. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of a tea tree oil burn?

How can you get rid of a tea tree oil burn?

Seek care: Burns need to be assessed before treatment is recommended. There are 3 degrees, with different potential complications and management. ...Read more

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What is the way to use tea tree oil on my acne?

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What is the way to use tea tree oil on my acne?

Acne: Daily topical application. Be careful not to swallow as it is toxic if ingested. ...Read more

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Can tea tree oil actually help get rid of keloids?

Can tea tree oil actually help get rid of keloids?

Tea tree for keloids: While tea tree oil is an excellent antiinflammatory agent for conditions like eczema and dandruff, I don't know of any data confirming it's effectiveness in the treatment of keloid scars. ...Read more

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Are tea tree oil vaginal suppositories safe to use?

Are tea tree oil vaginal suppositories safe to use?

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

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Would I need to dilute 100% tea tree oil used for acne?

Would I need to dilute 100% tea tree oil used for acne?

Makes no difference: This is not effective at any dilution. If you want to be serious about a real acne problem a dermatologist can help you. ...Read more

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Is tea tree oil product guve relief to scalp psoriasis?

Is tea tree oil product guve relief to scalp psoriasis?

Hard to tell: Tea tree oil is said to possess anti-inflammatory property but may be helpful for some. However the result is really that that impressive. ...Read more

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Is it a bad idea to use tea tree oil on dry spots on face?

Is it a bad idea to use tea tree oil on dry spots on face?

Yes it is safe: Tea tree oil has many uses and is generally considered safe. Check out thy National Center for Complentary and Alternative Medicine website for more information ...Read more

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Sebaceous Cyst (Definition)

Sebaceous cyst develop when the drainage is blocked and then it keep enlarging due to sebum forming. It may ...Read more