how long after you get a tattoo on your stomach can you wait to lay down on it?

My boyfriend just got a heartagram tattoo on his stomach, and we know he cant take the bandage off until 9 tonight, but how long after that can he safely lay on his stomach?

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  • ikaffy
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    1 decade ago
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    I would give it a day or 2 to start to heal,

    it is after all just a wound, it may scab over and get stuck to sheets and blankets...that would be nasty...

    Source(s): I have 10 and caring for them is important to the final look ... take care of it it will be there 4ever
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  • 1 decade ago

    1-2 days

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  • 1 decade ago

    it is going to leak for about 48 hours so keep the a&d ointment on it and covered in the plastic with body sensitive tap couse the area is a little tender

    Source(s): tattoo on tummy 3 years
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  • 1 decade ago

    If it doesn't hurt he can do whatever he wants but don't let it dry too much or the ink can peel off

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    you can lay on it whenever you want, but it may be a little painful

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    its going to be tender, but its not going to cause a problem to do it immediately afterwards.

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  • its permanent.

    Youre not gonna "smudge" it

    you can lye down on it all you want

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