Infection due to using a mixture of salt and lemon to remove my tattoo. Any suggestions?
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Salt and lemon for tattoo removal
The salt/lemon tattoo removal idea is essentially a form of skin abrasion and acid. This won't remove the ink (the ink is much too deep) and will only serve to irritate the skin. Additionally, it may lead to infection or scarring. #lasertattooremoval is the gold standard. It is safe and effective. Best, Dr. M
Time To Call Your Dr.
I'm not sure I completely understand. If you think you have an infection, you should contact your Dr. The gold standard in tattoo removal is laser tattoo removal. It does take a series of treatments, but it's worth it. See an expert. Best, Dr. Emer
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