MeghanG

Freaking out that my palm/wrist tattoo is infected.

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Okay so about 12 days ago I tattooed a few fingers and also my palm/ wrist. My fingers are healing normal. And I THINK my palm tattoo is healing pretty normal but my wrist is not looking okay today. It’s very sore when being moved and not like a tight sore. Like the tendons underneath hurt. It’s extremely red (but so is the tattoo itself) and Inflamed. And in some areas it literally looks like I have a flesh eating virus. The leaf on my wrist is covering a very old tattoo I got in a friends garage when I was 15. I just don’t really know what to do about this. HALP. 

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9 hours ago, MeghanG said:

Okay so about 12 days ago I tattooed a few fingers and also my palm/ wrist. My fingers are healing normal. And I THINK my palm tattoo is healing pretty normal but my wrist is not looking okay today. It’s very sore when being moved and not like a tight sore. Like the tendons underneath hurt. It’s extremely red (but so is the tattoo itself) and Inflamed. And in some areas it literally looks like I have a flesh eating virus. The leaf on my wrist is covering a very old tattoo I got in a friends garage when I was 15. I just don’t really know what to do about this. HALP. 

 

 

so you did the tattooing yourself ?

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Haha oh no I did not tattoO this myself. I had my normal artist do it all. I have many other tattoos. This one is just not healing like normal 

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43 minutes ago, Hogrider said:

I'd see a doctor and stay away from that artist. That looks like he was really heavy handed on some very thin delicate skin.

Super weird because he’s done a lot of my tattoos and technicality wise he’s done the absolute best. I have some bad experiences when I was younger because I didn’t look into my artists. But he’s always done very well. Others he has done in photo underneath. 

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It could be a little deceptive because it’s lined in red color, but it does look like they went a little deep in that wrist area. The fleshy area under the thumb jumped out at me too, as an area that looked a little deep. Has it settled down any yet?

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On 6/10/2020 at 11:48 AM, MeghanG said:

Super weird because he’s done a lot of my tattoos and technicality wise he’s done the absolute best. I have some bad experiences when I was younger because I didn’t look into my artists. But he’s always done very well. Others he has done in photo underneath. 

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That looks OK, but man it looks like he mauled your hand.

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