It is allright, especially if you are getting out of the shower or applying more ointment. The scabs are coming off when moist, and therefore on their own, rather than being ripped off.
If your artist told you not to worry, then don;t!
Country_girl replied to the topic Do you think it will be regrettable to get a tattoo on my back of a… in the forum Tattoo Questions and Experiences 11 years, 10 months ago
I think it sounds amazing. It is a connection to you, so you will probably always love it!