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I have severe tattoos and they are itchy and have like swollen in areas of the tattoos want can this be and they hurt if i sketch them?
See your doctor: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more
Tattoos on your breasts, or elsewhere, will not have any effect on your pregnancy or on breastfeeding your new baby. It may not be a good idea to get a new tattoo during pregnancy or while breastfeeding, because of the small risk of infection from the small breaks in the skin that ...Read more
I got a tattoo about 2 weeks ago and there is an isolated area of the tattoo that is red, swollen and irritated. Tips for relief?
I got my third tattoo yesterday and today it hurts its swollen its red all around it feels bumpy and warm. Should i be concerned?
A mosquito bit me night before last on my arm where my tattoo is. My arm is swollen as of today. What should I do?
My tattoo is infected, i think. It's swollen, hurts, and was leaking. Now i'm scarred that i'm gonna die because i worry so much.
I got a tattoo 1 week ago. Only the places where white ink was used are swollen. The rest is flat. Is this an allergic reaction to the white ink?
Yes, probably.: The most common allergen is red ink, but you can be allergic to any color of ink. Hydrocortisone cream and tincture of time may solve the problem; if not, a dermatologist will have to inject a steroid solution into the swollen areas (not as bad as it sounds). If that fails (which is rare), the only other option is removing the pigment, which can be done with specialized lasers. ...Read more
I got a tattoo done last night & my arm ofcourse got real swollen well I had a rubber band with a paper towel over my tat 4 a few hours what could hap?
Take off the rubber: band immediately. Clean the tattoo gently and apply a greasy lotion like aquaphor ...Read more
May take time: Swollen lymph nodes usually take a fairly long time to resolve and sometimes do not totally return to normal due to structural changes in the node or fibrosis and scaring. ...Read more
Got a tattoo on ankle last Friday.ankle swelled n started going down.I walked yesterday and now my ankle & foot are very swollen & burning.been 24hrs?
Don't Tat-Too long.: The differences between an impending infection and an allergic reaction are sometimes hard to distinguish, especially in the early symptoms. It is probably best not to wait too long to have your foot examined. Early treatment could prove to be best for both you, your foot, your tattoo and your tattoo artist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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