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are tattoos injected into the epidermis or dermis?

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Dr. Christopher Marek
Plastic Surgery 23 years experience
Dermis: The ink is placed into the dermis with the needle to create the tattoo.

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How can you get rid of hard skin?

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See below: Most of the time a good moisturizing cream and pumice stone will do the trick.
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What issues might require a skin graft?

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Tissue loss: Loss of the layers of skin or other soft tissue defects are some of the reasons. Typically, a skin graft is used to accelerate or improve healing. Common reasons for skin grafts include burns, trauma, skin ulceration, tissue loss from cancer.
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What could cause dry, flaking, irritated skin?

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Many diseases : You should see your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation. This way you can find out the cause.
A 32-year-old female asked:

The skin between my buttocks is dark and im light skinned. What can I do ?

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Dr. Adam Bodian
Dermatology 35 years experience
Hydroquinone cream: Try hydroquinone cream. Rub in a small amount 2 times each day. You can find a 2% hydroquinone cream over the counter in most pharmacies. Natural liquorice extract is another treatment that works but is usually not as effective.
A 47-year-old member asked:

Is tattoo ink injected into the epidermis or dermis?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Dermis: Henna is used on the epidermis. Permanent tattoos are ink within the macrophages of the dermis, and even if the epidermis is lost, as in a third degree burn, they'll still be there.

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