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Sebaceous Cyst 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
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
I have had the same boil/cyst on my face for almost a month. I thought it was a boil so I kept applying oregano oil and tea tree oil and also used hot compresses. It popped once and drained a bit but built up again. It popped again after the heat and this
Time to see a: Doctor to get some antibiotics and maybe some surgical excision. This is sounding more serious than a "boil" to me. Please see a healthcare provider ASAP. ...Read more
I've got a hard, big pimple. It's a sebaceous cyst, and I heard castor oil can remove it. Is it true?
I have a pimple that is hard, big, and feels different than the other pimples. It's a sebaceous cyst, and I heard castor oil can remove it. Is it true?
No.: It will likely need to be incised and drained. ...Read more
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
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
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
Nobody knows: No studies were done.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
TEA TREE OIL SCALP: WHY ARE YOU USING TEA TREE OIL IN THE FIRST PLACE? ...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
TEA TREE OIL: Yes, In moderation it had antibacterial and antifungicidal properties if it doesn't improve follow up with your doctor. ...Read more
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
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
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
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