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Picture of Tattoo Allergic Reaction

Picture of Tattoo Allergic Reaction

Tattoo ink can cause allergic reactions in certain individuals. The patient depicted in this photo experienced reactions every time tattoo ink was injected into the skin. The reaction dissipated when a topical skin care regimen was administered for a few days.

Image Source: Color Atlas of Cosmetic Dermatology Marc R. Avram, Sandy Tsao, Zeina Tannous, Mathew M. Avram Copyright 2007 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.

Text Reference: U.S. Food & Drug Administration: "Tattoos & Permanent Makeup: Fact Sheet"