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Tattoo care

Discussion in 'Type 1 Diabetes' started by Emily101, Apr 24, 2016.

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  1. kay2409

    kay2409 Type 1 · Member

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    1462914845469.jpg this is my new tatt on my right ribs
     
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  2. Sable_Jan

    Sable_Jan · Guest

    That's really clever, paw and face in one
     
  3. Emily101

    Emily101 Type 1 · Active Member

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    That's amazing!
     
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    Medusa41 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Emily101 Type 1 · Active Member

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    Thank you! :)
     
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    streem26 Prediabetes · Active Member

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    My main advice : Keep the tattoo dry whilst it's healing. No swimming, no sunbeds.Use a soft sponge to clean your new ink. Apply a cream to keep the tattoo moisturised several times a day. I find Bepanthen nappy cream to be perfect.
     
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  7. Emily101

    Emily101 Type 1 · Active Member

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    Thank you! Yes, Bepanthen worked a treat for me :) xx
     
  8. Medusa41

    Medusa41 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    [​IMG] New thigh tatt - my biggest yet! Bloods okay throughout - slightly elevated but not majorly!


    Sent from my iPhone using DCUK Forum
     
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    Emily101 Type 1 · Active Member

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    It's beautiful! :)
     
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    Medusa41 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Emily101 Type 1 · Active Member

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    I'm hopefully getting my next one at the start of September! :D
     
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