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Is it safe to scratch a new tattoo?

No, it is not safe to scratch a new tattoo! Scratching your new tattoo, even if it's itchy, can be very harmful and lead to various problems:1. Infection: Your tattoo is essentially an open wound, and scratching it can break the scab and introduce bacteria, leading to infection. This can cause redness, swelling, pain, and even scarring. 2. Delayed healing: Scratching can damage the delicate new skin cells and disrupt the healing process. This can prolong the healing time and increase the risk of scabbing, scarring, and discoloration. 3. Scarring: The more you scratch, the higher the chance of scar tissue forming. This can permanently damage the design and texture of your tattoo. 4. Ink loss: Scratching can scrape off...

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