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A 35-year-old member asked:

Help docs, is garamycin (gentamicin) suitable for healing tattoos?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
Gentamicin: This aminoglycoside antibiotic will not heal tattoos. If you are asking if it can be used topically to treat a skin infection due to the tattoo the answer is possibly, depending upon the organism being treated and its sensitivity to gentamycin (Garamycin).
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