A 35-year-old member asked:

What to do if i had a tattoo on monday and as i'm allergic to lanolin finding something else to use was a nightmare.?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Linda Callaghan
Addiction Medicine 55 years experience
Several: products can be used such as Bacitracin , Neosporin, bees wax, petroleum jelly or some expensive stuff they call Tattoo Goo after care. Once healed, to prevent fading, use sunscreen.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.

Related questions

A 46-year-old member asked:
Could I have a tattoo if I'm allergic to adhesives and latex?
1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
A 34-year-old member asked:
What could cause an allergic reaction to tattoo?
1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
A 30-year-old member asked:
Can you be allergic to the ink in tattoos?
2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Last updated Jul 27, 2014


Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.