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What are common symptoms of having an allergic reaction to tea tree oil?

What are common symptoms of having an allergic reaction to tea tree oil?

Usually a rash: Most common reaction to tea tree oil involves a chronic allergic dermatitis and may appear similar to a nasty reaction to poison ivy. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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I used a new line of products on my face/had bad allergic reaction/breakout to: Tea Tree Blemish Kit by The Body Shop, ingredients online! help!!!!!

I used a new line of products on my face/had bad allergic reaction/breakout to: Tea Tree Blemish Kit by The Body Shop, ingredients online! help!!!!!

Allergic Rash: If you are concerned about a possible reaction to a beauty care product I would make an appointment to see an Allergist for patch vs skin testing to determine risk. Take a picture of your reaction and bring the product in with you to appointment. Sometimes people can become sensitized (allergic contact dermatitis) to various ingredients commonly found in products used at home. ...Read more

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After getting my eyebrows waxed my skin around it had a bad reaction would tea tree oil calm the redness and get rid of the tiny itchy pimples?

After getting my eyebrows waxed my skin around it had a bad reaction would tea tree oil calm the redness and get rid of the tiny itchy pimples?

Tea tree oil may sting: If the area is already irritated, using tea tree oil may sting, burn, or irritate the skin. So it may make the area more red and inflamed. You're better off using something that's much more mild and less stinging. Pure lavender oil (lavandula agustafolia) is more soothing, because it has less camphor in it, but if it's made from (lavandula), it will be just as irritating as tea tree oil. So read your labels. ...Read more

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Tea tree oil caused skin irritation. Does this mean I am allergic?

Tea tree oil caused skin irritation. Does this mean I am allergic?

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

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If you're allergic to trees are you allergic to tea tree oil?

If you're allergic to trees are you allergic to tea tree oil?

No: The reaction to tea tree oil would most likely be an allergic contact dermatitis (itchy skin rash where tea tree oil is applied). ...Read more

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Allergic contact dermatitis from tea tree oil? Is that common?

Allergic contact dermatitis from tea tree oil?  Is that common?

It happens, : It is not very common only because not too many people use it. I only see those that have problems with tea tree oil. Among all the causes of contact dermatitis it is not common. ...Read more

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If I am allergic to tree nuts, can I still use tea tree oil shampoo?

If I am allergic to tree nuts, can I still use tea tree oil shampoo?

Most likely: Food allergy symptoms are caused by large after being ingested, eventhough there are reports of trigger by aerosol or contact. Whether a tea tree oil contains treenut is not likely, but always possible if contamination occur during shampoo manufacturing. Food allergy sufferers should always carry an epipen, (epinephrine) and any new product might be cautiously tried in small amounts first. ...Read more

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I'm allergic to multiple trees, can I be allergic to tea tree oil? My skin becomes very dry and sometimes red. I've heard it helps treat acne.

I'm allergic to multiple trees, can I be allergic to tea tree oil? My skin becomes very dry and sometimes red. I've heard it helps treat acne.

Don't bother: It is not useful for acne. It is not useful for dry, red skin. In fact it is not much good for anything except as profit to those who sell it to gullible suckers. Nothing related to your "tree allergies" but it can be irritating. ...Read more

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I have a keloid on my tongue. Its pierced.Ive had the piercing for over a year but im just now getting one. The problem is im allergic to tea tree oil?

I have a keloid on my tongue. Its pierced.Ive had the piercing for over a year but im just now getting one. The problem is im allergic to tea tree oil?

Pierced tongue: Consider letting your tongue heal naturally by taking the piercing out. This will be healthier for your tongue and your teeth. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergic Reaction (Definition)

Allergic reactions are sensitivities to substances, called allergens, that come into contact with the skin, nose, eyes, respiratory tract, and gastrointestinal tract. They can be inhaled into the ...Read more