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Experience:  MBBS MS. Post doctoral fellowship in Sports Medicine. General surgeon and sports medicine specialist
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Had a tattoo 2 weeks ago looking red and sore in one area,

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Had a tattoo 2 weeks ago looking red and sore in one area
JA: How long have you had the symptoms? What seems to make the symptoms worse or better?
Customer: Had symptoms since Saturday cream seams to take the edge of
JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: Had some what looked like pus
Submitted: 7 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 7 days ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 7 days ago.

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Customer: replied 7 days ago.
55 years old
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 7 days ago.


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Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 7 days ago.

Redness, soreness, and pus indicate an infection.

You may clean it with a savlon solution.

You need a course of antibiotics, so you may seek an appointment with your GP.

I hope your symptoms resolve soon.

I would be happy to assist you further if you need more information.
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