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Rash around tattoo, not painful, itchy. Anything I can do?

I got a new tattoo 9 days & its on my left bicep, its my 7th one. I cleaned the tatt with anti bacterial soap like I was told & then followed by applying A&D to it as well. 4 days ago a small pimply rash appeared around the tattoo, not on the tattoo itself but around it. It isn t painful at all & doesn t itch very much, its just an annoying eye sore to me. I ve been keeping it clean & haven t put A & D in a couple days. Is there anything I can do for this & how long before it will clear up?
Asked On : Sat, 18 Aug 2012
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if you havent done the tatoo at the same place you usually have been doing,then you must ask the tatooist about the color he is using ,you might be allergic to the color being used.
secondly inspite of the antiseptic and antibacterial soap you were using still skin inflammation takes time to resolve,it might take around 4 to 5 days to completely go away.keep cleaning the tattoo as usual ,hopefully you will get a beautiful tattoo i n a couple of days.
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