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Red spotting around tattoo with puss. Help?

I have red spots which look like bites on and around my tattoo, at first i thought i had just been bitten by something at work but they havent cleared yet. They have went down a bit but seem to be getting more little ones. They do puss but its more like a fluid like when you burn your self. i have had tattoos before and never had this problem. Any help would be much appreciated. Thankyou
Asked On : Thu, 21 Mar 2013
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Hi, it seems that there may be an allergic reaction to the dye used for tattoos due which fluid exudates from blood vessels.
I would suggest you to take a course of oral antibiotic and apply a mild steroid with an antibiotic cream on the affected part.
take care
Answered: Wed, 3 Jul 2013
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