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Depending on how bad the infection in your tattoo is will depend on how well the neosporin will work. If the infection is really bad you need to see a Doctor. My advise is if you think your tattoo is getting, or is already infected, go to a Doctor. They will be able to tell you what is best for it. Tattoo artists can tell you if it's infected or not but they will likely tell you to use just neosporin. The Doctor can give you a prescription or antibiotic ointment that will take care of it. If not properly taken care of you can get blood poisoning. Blood poisoning can be fatal so just save yourself the risk and see a Doctor. Hope this helps.

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Q: Can neosporin alone heal an infected tattoo?
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