Tattoo Problems - Preparing For Your Appointment
To prepare for your appointment, see the topic Making the Most of Your Appointment.
You can help your
doctor diagnose and treat your condition by being prepared to
answer the following questions:
- Who did the tattoo? Where is the tattoo artist
- When did you have the tattoo?
- Where on your
body is the tattoo? Have you had previous tattoos?
- What are your
main symptoms? When did your symptoms start?
- Were sterile
- What home treatment measures have you used to
clean or treat your tattoo? Be sure to include any nonprescription ointments or
creams you have applied to the tattoo.
- What prescription and
nonprescription medicines do you take?
- When was your last
- Do you have any
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
August 12, 2010
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