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Tattoo Problems - Check Your Symptoms

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Do you have any signs of an allergic reaction after getting a new tattoo?

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Do you have swelling at the site of the tattoo?

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Do you think you have an infection after getting a tattoo?

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Do you know or think you need a tetanus shot?

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Have you had symptoms of another illness in the weeks to months since getting a tattoo?

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Do you have a tattoo that is not healing?

If a visit to a health professional is not needed immediately, see the Home Treatment section for self-care information.

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Last Updated: May 03, 2012
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