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Can a tattoos get infected and cause a rash like exzema? How is this treated?

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Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Tattoos

You can become allergic to the dye in the tattoo and develop an eczematous reaction.
They can get infected too if you just had them and the instruments were not clean, see your doctor for a proper diagnosis.

In brief: Tattoos

You can become allergic to the dye in the tattoo and develop an eczematous reaction.
They can get infected too if you just had them and the instruments were not clean, see your doctor for a proper diagnosis.
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
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Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes!

Tattoos can and do get infected.
People may also develop an allergy/reaction to the ink/dye that is used. It is important to go to a reputable tattoo parlor where the instruments are sterilized just like a medical facility. See your dermatologist soon.

In brief: Yes!

Tattoos can and do get infected.
People may also develop an allergy/reaction to the ink/dye that is used. It is important to go to a reputable tattoo parlor where the instruments are sterilized just like a medical facility. See your dermatologist soon.
Dr. David Finke
Dr. David Finke
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