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Despite Keratosis Pilaris (KP), I'm getting a tattoo. Once the tattoo heals, will exfoliation (loofah/body scrub/AmLactin lotion) harm the tattoo?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
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In brief: Unlikely

I'm a tattoo buff and have three of my own.
Get it ONLY if it's something you've wanted for several years in exactly the form you're getting. Tattoos are in the dermis and keratosis pilaris is a curious epidermal illness. I hope that your choice of design is one that's deeply meaningful, and I admire your courage in asking.

In brief: Unlikely

I'm a tattoo buff and have three of my own.
Get it ONLY if it's something you've wanted for several years in exactly the form you're getting. Tattoos are in the dermis and keratosis pilaris is a curious epidermal illness. I hope that your choice of design is one that's deeply meaningful, and I admire your courage in asking.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Thanks for the follow-up. Congratulations on your choice.
Dr. Amrit Singh
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: May

be depends on the extent of the reaction.

In brief: May

be depends on the extent of the reaction.
Dr. Amrit Singh
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