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How can I make the swelling in my foot tattoo go away?

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Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Podiatry

In brief: See a physician

If you are still having swelling after a tattoo, it would be wise to have a physician examine the area to ensure that there are no signs of infection.

In brief: See a physician

If you are still having swelling after a tattoo, it would be wise to have a physician examine the area to ensure that there are no signs of infection.
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
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Dr. James Schaller
Pediatrics - Psychiatry

In brief: GET CONSULTS-PLURAL

Foot swelling has many causes.
The tattoo might be infected and needs a close exam. Artists doing them can offer great sterile techniques or poor. The tattoo also is a chemical and may be uncovering an inflammation systemic problem that makes new medicines, allergies and auto immunity increase. In this situation the dye is a trigger but not real cause.Get 12 inflammation tests.

In brief: GET CONSULTS-PLURAL

Foot swelling has many causes.
The tattoo might be infected and needs a close exam. Artists doing them can offer great sterile techniques or poor. The tattoo also is a chemical and may be uncovering an inflammation systemic problem that makes new medicines, allergies and auto immunity increase. In this situation the dye is a trigger but not real cause.Get 12 inflammation tests.
Dr. James Schaller
Dr. James Schaller
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