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Itchy and flaky feeling on new tattoo

Patient: I had a tattoo done 3 months ago and it has started to become really inchy and almost flacky and its very sore but there’s no rash or redness it just feels inchy what shall I do?

 

 

Symptoms: Inchy flacky

 

 

Doctor: You may apply a moisturizer twice daily, after bath and at bed time for a couple of weeks and see if it gives you relief . Alternatively, visit a Dermatologist for opinion.

 


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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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