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A 19-year-old female asked:

I got a tattoo not to long ago been 10days and i now have red bumps with a white head on my leg its only in that one spot above my tattoo and up it itches every now and then i've had them for 2 days?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 29 years experience
Go see dermatologist: for culture, this could be infection like staph, in meantime use topical antibiotics
Dr. Lori Semel
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Allergy/infection: Could be an allergic reaction or an infection, a picture would be helpful. I would recommend taking claritin (loratadine) and making an appointment to be evaluated.

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Last updated Jun 15, 2019

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