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Tea Tree Oil For Jock Itch
Don't use it: Tea tree oil will just irritate the area more. It's the last thing to used for jock itch or other red irritation in the groin area. You probably need either an antifungal or antibiotic cream Best to check with a doctor, but if you want to try to treat yourself, start with an antifungal. A pharmacist can help, or such products will be stocked near products for jock itch or athlete's foot. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
2 doctors on here says Tea Tree Oil is good and bad for jock itch. I need a 3rd opinion now. Plus can it cure the itch around my anus?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had itchy white patch on face after applying tea tree oil the itching went away but the white patch didn't it doesn't even tan how go i get even tone?
May not get color: Sounds like you have a patch of vitiligo or other problem that caused pigment to go away. Some fungal infections can itch, and some can cause pigment change (pityriasis rosa or alba). Vitiligo can spread and be very traumatic. Best to be seen to get a clear diagnosis. ...Read more
I got a ringworm itching on the back of my neck a year ago, I've tried everything and it just keep flaring up, I've used Lamisil, (terbinafine) tea tree oil. Help!
I have had a mildewy smell down there & itching at times. I've seen doctors & have been treated for bv , trich . with flagyl , metro. It came back. So I've been using tea tree oil & garlic. Today I also began peroxide. Can you please tell me exactl
Recurrent BV...: ...is the best bet. Tea tree oil and garlic will not help, and I doubt hydrogen peroxide will either. Probably you will need another 7 day course of oral metronidazole. After that, vaginal metronidazole (MetroGel®) or boric acid vaginal capsules often are effective in preventing recurrence. If your doc is unfamiliar with these, find a gyn with interest in infectious diseaseas. Good luck! ...Read more
Currently using Alposyl shampoo for Seb Dermatitis, it's making the itching less but it's not actually curing the hair loss should I use tea tree oil?
I have a couple flesh colored bumps on my hands. They itch for a few minutes then quit.
I have used tea tree oil. Recently ?
I'm trying to get rid of a rash. I use Benadryl (diphenhydramine) (for itch), tea tree oil, and baby powder. Is this okay?
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
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
Get hard core: Tea tree oil is an interesting mix but you want something strong to handle a wart. The over the counter remedies and prescription stuff damage tissue and turn up local immunity. Use something specific for watts. You have many choices. ...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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Will CauseNoPronkem: Small amount of tea tree oil ingestion will not cause any problem. It is often used for gum infections by some.Just drink some extra fluids ...Read more