Warning Signs of an Infected Tattoo and How to Treat It

However, if your tattoo is still inflamed and itchy after a few days, it may be because the tattoo is infected with a Staphylococcus (or just staph) bacteria. Some common symptoms of an infected tattoo are: Itching. Itching around the tattoo that continues a few days after you have the tattoo could be a sign of a bacterial infection.…