A 26-year-old male asked:
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could any doctor please recommend what would be the best after care for a tattoo just done? just asking out of curiosity?

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Dr. Jose Gomez carrasco
8 years experience General Practice
Wash and keep covere: A tattoo is basically stabbing your skin with a syringe many times, to avoid infection you should keep it covered, and wash it 3 times a day with soap and water, antiseptic solution may be applied, but never any kind of cream or ointment as they may be the cause of infection.
Answered on Jun 24, 2020
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Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Infection : Watch for any signs of infection such as redness, pain, drainage etc. keep area clean and dry.
Answered on Jun 25, 2020
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