What are the signs of an infected tattoo?

Answer Tattooing can be a beautiful and expressive art form. But tattooing damages the skin, which is the body's primary defense against infection. After getting a tattoo, be alert for signs of infectio... Read More »

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What are the signs of infected cuts and how do I treat them?

Increasing redness, swelling and heat would be primary signs of an infection. Small cuts that are shallow and get washed out right away with soap and water are unlikely to get infected. If you're u... Read More »

What are some signs a wound has become infected?

Swelling, redness at the site of the injury or surrounding area, streaks of red upward from the injury, an increase in the amount of pain any type of discharge from the wound, any foul odor, or if ... Read More »

Is my pencil tattoo infected?

It most likely is indeed infected. Not from the graphite pencil but from the ink in the sharpie. If you do not have any antibiotics in your home you should definitely go to the doctor and get some ... Read More »

How to Tell if a Tattoo Is Infected?

Tattoos have always been considered a way of life for many people who are fond of the beauty of body art. Although they can be exciting to get and show off, there are always risks that come with no... Read More »