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Does this look normal?? Or am I just being paranoid...

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Hello, so I created this account simply to ask this question, lol. I have found many forums on here when ‘googling’ healing tattoo pictures. 
okay, so to start, I got my tattoo 9/07/19 from a shop I have 2 other tattoos from, & I’ve never had an issue with any of my 4 other tats healing. My girlfriend and I got them done at the same time & they have healed VERY differently. I do know that with it being the foot that could have a lot to do with it. This time the aftercare instructions were very different than I’ve ever had before also, however I figured that also was because of it being a foot tattoo and not as easy to ‘leave be’ & let heal. My tattoo was cleaned then wrapped with saniderm & I was told to leave that on for 4 days (tattoo on sat, remove wrap on wed) then to simply wash it & apply lotion. After the 4 days I removed the wrap and it looked exactly like it did when it was done, no scabbing or anything. (My girlfriends developed deep scabs & hers is much lighter than mine, guessing she lost color from the scabs coming off). Then it slowly developed light scabs.  At the 2 week mark my tattoo finally peeled & I thought it was on its way to being done. Then it started looking scabbed again, but it’s not scabs...it’s just puffy skin there. The entire outline is raised & has strange bumps throughout. I am not sure if it is a minor ink allergy or something?? With it now being October (& I’m in Michigan) I’ve started wearing socks & it itches SO bad if I wear them. It also has a dry appearance but it clearly not dry to the touch. I’m sure I left info out, but attached are pics. Please let me know what you think. I hope I am just obsessing over nothing. 
 

the first pic is right after I removed the wrap and the rest are today. You can see the black outline has bubbled in areas taking over the red in it. 

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Thank you so much for the reply! That’s what the rational part of me was saying...just couldn’t help but obsess over it after my friend kept telling me how ‘weird’ mine looked. 

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