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A 34-year-old female asked:

I got a tattoo while i was on amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium 875 mg. it is for a ear infection and possibly a sinus infection. will this be an issue for my tattoo?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Almost certainly not. Nothing to worry about.
Dr. Charles Turck
Pharmacology 17 years experience
There is likely no harm from getting a tattoo while on antibiotics.

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