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I got a tattoo 3 weeks ago it seems all smooth and healed but itching really bad what can I do?
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Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology
In brief: TATTOO ITCH
It's possible that you may be allergic to the various pigments in the tattoo.
This may disappear shortly, but if it persists, check with the tattooist and find out where the tattoos itch and which pigments were applied there. Red tattoos are often the major cause of itching. Occasionally sun exposure can be responsible. But do check with your tattoo artist.

In brief: TATTOO ITCH
It's possible that you may be allergic to the various pigments in the tattoo.
This may disappear shortly, but if it persists, check with the tattooist and find out where the tattoos itch and which pigments were applied there. Red tattoos are often the major cause of itching. Occasionally sun exposure can be responsible. But do check with your tattoo artist.
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