allergic reaction to Tea TreeHi guys
I used some Tea Tree cream on my cuts ( got from a friends new kitten!) and the cuts are healing really well but the area around them has completely rashed like I have had an allergic reaction.I ma very tempted to get my Hydrocortizone out as its sore and scarey - what can I do ? its red blotch and hot.
emma.devaise on 2005-08-31
Do not use any Hydrocortizone as this can only make your problem worse.
I am not sure if any Homeopathic remedy can help you but in your shoes, I would advise you to use an antibiotic internally which you will have to consult a doctor about.
♡ Joe De Livera last decade
I am not a doctor, but wanted to share an experience with tea tree oil.
A few years ago I put some tea tree oil (TTO) on a rash on my thigh. I had used TTO for years for many things. But when I put it on the rash, I developed an allergic reaction. My whole leg swole up, became red, hot and very itchy/painful. After a week it slowly got better. A few months later I was using TTO to rid my children of a case of head lice (it works beautifully!). By getting the TTO on my hands, I broke out into a major systemic allergic reaction. It seems now that I am allergic to TTO and cannot even touch the bottle. I think it is because when I put it on the rash, there was broken skin. Before using it on the rash, I had never used TTO on broken skin.
So, I don't use TTO any more, with regret.
jford last decade
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