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Sedalia, MO
A 40-year-old female asked:

i got a small tattoo on my wrist one week ago.has slight redness around and few little spots of infection. what can i apply to this?

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Dr. Barry Resnik
Dermatology 31 years experience
Infected tattoo: You should speak with the person who did your tattoo. Polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) can help but make sure this is expected behavior.

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Last updated Nov 28, 2017

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