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Tea tree oil (Melaleuca Oil) is a topical antiseptic and is used to treat cuts, scraps, wounds, burns, acne, insect bites and stings, and fungal infections like athlete's foot and fungal nails. Side effects, dosage, and pregnancy safety information should be reviewed prior to using this product.

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    • Fungal Nails Fungal nails (onychomycosis) may be caused by many species of fungi, but the most common is Trichophyton rubrum. Distal subungal...learn more »
    • Atopic Dermatitis Eczema is a general term for many types dermatitis (skin inflammation). Atopic dermatitis is the most common of the many types of...learn more »
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      Atopic Dermatitis Article
      • Atopic dermatitis facts
      • What is atopic dermatitis?
      • Atopic dermatitis vs. eczema
      • How common is atopic dermatitis?
      • What are the causes and risk factors of atopic dermatitis?
      • Is atopic dermatitis contagious?
      • What are atopic dermatitis symptoms and signs?
      • Can atopic dermatitis affect the face?
      • What are the stages of atopic dermatitis?
      • What specialists treat atopic dermatitis?
      • How do physicians diagnose atopic dermatitis?
      • How can people prevent and avoid aggravating factors for atopic dermatitis?
      • What are skin irritants in patients with atopic dermatitis?
      • Are food allergies important in atopic dermatitis?
      • What are aeroallergens?
      • What are home remedies for atopic dermatitis?
      • What is the treatment for atopic dermatitis?
      • What is the prognosis of atopic dermatitis?
    • Athlete's Foot Athlete's foot (tinea pedis) is a skin infection caused by the ringworm fungus. Symptoms include itching, burning, cracking,...learn more »
    • Acne (Pimples) Acne is a localized skin inflammation as a result of overactivity of oil glands at the base of hair follicles. This...learn more »
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      Acne (Pimples) Article
      • What is acne?
      • What causes acne?
      • What other skin conditions can mimic acne?
      • When should someone start acne treatment?
      • What can people do to get rid of their acne?
      • What are other things you can do for acne? Are there any home remedies for acne?
      • What is a good basic skin regimen?
      • How does a doctor treat acne? Is it possible to remove acne scars?
      • How would you summarize current-day acne treatment?
    • Cuts, Scrapes and Puncture Wounds Cuts, scrapes, and puncture wounds are common, and most people will experience one of these in their lifetime. Evaluating the...learn more »
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      Cuts, Scrapes and Puncture Wounds Article
      • Cuts, scrapes (abrasions), and puncture wounds facts
      • What is the best first aid for a cut or scrape?
      • Who should seek medical care for a cut?
      • What are the signs and symptoms of a wound infection?
      • How are puncture wounds different?
      • Will I need a tetanus shot for a cut, scrape, or puncture wound?
    • Burns (First Aid) Burn types are based on their severity: first-degree burns, second-degree burns, and third-degree burns. First-degree burns are...learn more »
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      Burns (First Aid) Article
      • Introduction to burns
      • How are burns classified?
      • What is the significance of the amount of body area burned?
      • How important is the location of a burn?
      • What about electrical burns?
      • What about chemical burns?
      • First aid for burns

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