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Can i get a tattoo with a pacemaker

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Cardiology 23 years experience
Yes: But choose wisely as tattoos are permanent.

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Cardiology 23 years experience
Wouldn't : Recommend a tattoo anywhere near icd.
Dr. Ilyas Colombowala
Cardiac Electrophysiology 20 years experience
Caution: The tattoo machine is quite unlikely to cause electrical problems for your device. I would avoid tattoos, however, especially near or on the same side... Read More
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
ICD: I would strongly recommend AGAINST getting a tattoo if you have a pacer or ICD. There is a risk of infection which is a very serious problem if you ha... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
Pacemaker: In the or the chest is prepped and the patient receives light sedation. The implant area is numbed with local anesthetic and the pacing wires are intr... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Volkan Tuzcu
Pediatric Cardiology 32 years experience
Hcm: Icd when necessary however if heart is failing transplant , best to ask your doc to see where you stand
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Call your doc: If you feel short of breath, call your doctor right away or go to the ER if it is persistent and constant. Respiratory and blood abnormalities can cau... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
Cardiology 22 years experience
Pacemaker change: When a pacemaker or defibrillation generator device is changed, typically light sedation is used for comfort, and topical anesthesia is used in the sk... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
Pacemaker: If your heart has been too slow as the indication for the pacemaker, you will feel significantly better than with the slow heart rate. If you get the... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carl Decker
Radiology 25 years experience
Generally not....: Only a very few very recently produced pacemakers are MRI compatible. Report the manufacturer and model to your radiology dept and they can determine... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Rubenstein
Cardiology 21 years experience
With your card: Just show the security agent your pacemaker wallet card, and they will probably walk you around the detector and perform a hand pat-down.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
Cardiology 47 years experience
It depends: It depends on how slow and what the rhythm is , but fatigue , dizziness, and fainting are possibilties.