You Should Do To Prevent
could be prevented
by having an up-to-date tetanus booster prior to being tattooed.
from using alcohol
or drugs before being tattooed or pierced. Alcohol and drugs thin your
blood, so you will bleed more.
artist if you have
any allergies to metal, iodine, petroleum-based or alcohol-based
tattoo or pierce
skin that has a cut or break, pimples, warts, or other abnormalities.
If you must
touch your tattoo
or before rotating the jewelry to the pierced area, always wash your
properly with soap and water first. If you are concerned that the
or piercing is infected, contact your doctor or local health unit.
tattooed area becomes
red, swollen, tender or if pus develops, you may have an infection.
wait, see your doctor immediately.
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