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Kade W.

Infection or Overthinking?

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[I believe I originally posted this thread in the wrong forum.]

So my new tattoo is healing. It’s all peeling evenly and 99% of it looks healthy but there is one spot where it is slightly yellow and looks a tad bit oozy. I’m not sure if this is just the shiny skin under the tattoo or what, but it is sort of freaking me out. The first picture is when I initially got the tattoo. The rest are current.

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How fresh is the tattoo? To me, it does look possibly infected, but that doesn't mean it won't heal. Take a pic daily, preferably at the same time (right after cleaning it, for eg), and compare to make sure it's not getting worse. If it gets red or hot, then see a doctor right away. I've had something similar twice - once it healed perfectly well on its own, and the other, it needed antibiotics. 

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Here are a few updated pics. It isn’t red, swollen, and does not hurt. These spots (cracks) ended up cracking and breaking first, because my arm wrinkles up badly around this area, so I’m guessing it may have cracked too early, combined with the color there, and caused that yellowish tent? Does that sound like a halfway accurate estimation? 

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