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Doctor insights on: Tea Tree Oil For Jock Itch

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Does tea tree oil really work for toenail fungus?

Does tea tree oil   really work for toenail fungus?

It depends: Tea tree oil has antifungal properties. However, it usually has to be in high concentrations. The thickness of the toenail and the severity of the infection will influence the effectiveness of the oil. Some products in the market combine the oil with active ingredients. ...Read more

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Dr. Karen Glover
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Jock Itch (Definition)

Also known as tinea cruis, this condition results in an itchy fungal infection of the groin that ...Read more


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Will lavender or rosemary oil help treat nail fungus? Have already tried apple cider vinegar, listerine, coconut and tea tree oil

Not usually.: Toenail fungus is very common, and unfortunately very difficult to cure 100%. We can test the nail to see if it is a callused or traumatized nail or if it is indeed fungus, and from there you have several options: topical or oral antifungal medications, laser nail treatment, or removal of the nail in severe cases. See your doctor to talk about which treatment is right for you. ...Read more

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Is tea tree oil good for scalp rash in kids?

Is tea tree oil good for scalp rash in kids?

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

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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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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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Any thoughts on tea tree oil applied topically or tto shampoo for seborrheic dermatitis? Doesn't oils make it worse or this one helps fight bacteria?

Any thoughts on tea tree oil applied topically or tto shampoo for seborrheic dermatitis? Doesn't oils make it worse or this one helps fight bacteria?

Tea tree oil applied: There are many over the counter options that are forwarded by companies. However, there are few if any peer reviewed published studies which would support such claims. So, seek help from a doctor that can advise you correctly. ...Read more

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Will a vinegar , olive oil and tea tree oil treatment work on lice?

Will a vinegar , olive oil and tea tree oil treatment work on lice?

Yes: Olive oil or any oil will basically chock the lice. But you still need to remove the nets with soft comb. ...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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Is topical tea tree oil (in deoderant) safe for use in pregnancy?

Is topical tea tree oil (in deoderant) safe for use in pregnancy?

It's a : Disinfectant and should be fine. The absorbable amount creating a fetal problem is low probability though don't know specifics on the brand or what else is in it. Should be fine. ...Read more

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Which is better for scalp problems: zinc pca or tea tree oil shampoos?

Which is better for scalp problems: zinc pca or tea tree oil shampoos?

Scalp irritation: That is very individual. You will have to try diffierent products to see what works for you. ...Read more

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Whats better for head lice and nits: apple cider vinegar vs. Tea tree oil?

Whats better for head lice and nits: apple cider vinegar vs. Tea tree oil?

Neither: Nits are the eggs of head lice, so you are right to seek a treatment that kills both. Vinegar and oil tend to fail. Pesticides can be toxic. We recommend harmless interventions, like forming a silicon shell on the head with applications such as licemd. ...Read more

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How do you use tea tree oil for foot fungus?

How do you use tea tree oil for foot fungus?

Rub it on: Apply it to the affected area twice daily. ...Read more

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Does tee tree oil help kill scabies?

Does tee tree oil help kill scabies?

Scabies: Products used to kill scabies mites are called scabicides. Scabicides used to treat human scabies are available only with a doctor’s prescription. No “over-the-counter” (non-prescription) products have been tested and approved to treat human scabies. ...Read more

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Is tea tree oil or witch hazel more effective for getting rid of zits?

Is tea tree oil or witch hazel more effective for getting rid of zits?

Neither works well: Both will disappoint you. This is the 21st century, you've worked hard, and you have a right to someting effective. I start with topical Clindamycin with or without a retinoic acid derivative. If this isn't enough, add oral Erythromycin or tetracycline as appropriate for the person. Dermatologists have even stronger stuff. Good luck. ...Read more

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I'm trying to get rid of a rash. I use Benadryl (diphenhydramine) (for itch), tea tree oil, and baby powder. Is this okay?

I'm trying to get rid of a rash. I use Benadryl (diphenhydramine) (for itch), tea tree oil, and baby powder. Is this okay?

May need local stero: If the rash is due to allergy and is itchy, you can take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) but you may need some mild steroid cream for local application.Check it with your doctor or dermatologist. ...Read more

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Is tea tree oil good for your scalp?

Is tea tree oil good for your scalp?

Yes it is.: It can alleviate dandruff, dry scalp and other medical conditions. Best wishes! http://www.Care2.Com/greenliving/20-great-uses-for-tea-tree-oil.Html. ...Read more

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