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can a person with von Willebrand disease get a tattoo

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
TATTOOS: Von willebrand disease (VWD) is a bleeding disorder. It affects your blood's ability to clot. If your blood doesn't clot, you can have heavy, hard-to- ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Diede
28 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Yes, but....: Most people with von willebrand disease (VWD) do not know they have it. Many of them get tattoos and have no bleeding problems. If someone has one of ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Despain
36 years experience Dermatology
Careful: Yes, but you may bleed from each needle injection.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Yes: Like everything else involving body art, it's at your own risk. Your physician might be your best guide here. If you take a factor before other proced ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Yes: Yes but there is a risk of excess bleeding.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Yes: About 1% of humankind has at least mild vWF. If you're presently being managed on medication by a hematologist, get his/her thoughts. If it's not been ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nadia Ghattas
47 years experience Pediatrics
VON WILLE BRAND DIS.: I realy prefer if you use medical alarm bracelet instead, tattoos can cause several serious infections & increase your risk of bleeding becau ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Engel
19 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
It is possible for..: A person with a bleeding disorder like vwf def to get a tattoo, but precautions are warranted. If you normally utilize DDAVP (desmopressin) or simila ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy King
19 years experience Plastic Surgery
Depends: Von willebrand disease is not an absolute contraindication to tummy tuck surgery. However, it does increase your risk for complications. I recommen ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ball
18 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Blood tests: There are a few blood tests that help diagnose von willebrand disease. It is not always easy to diagnose. The levels that are measured can change with ... Read More
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