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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
34 years experience Pediatrics
Tattoo allergy: There are a variety of heavy metals used in tattoos that can possibly cause allergic reactions and nickel is one of them. If you are concerned (as you ... Read More

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zahid Niazi
38 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
Tattoo after surgery: Would recommend weightloss first then body contouring surgery if needed and lastly place the tattoo where you like because it will not be affected by ... Read More
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Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Weight loss first: Body contouring surgery is not for weight loss. Bariatric surgery such as gastric bypass/stapling/sleeve/lap banding are intended if incapable of losi ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Tattoo content may b: Tattoo content may have a role. If there's iron pigment, and you have MRI testing, the tattoo may hurt due to the magnet in the MRI
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barry Lycka
37 years experience Dermatology
HIV does not exit: The body. It requires long term control.
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Freeman
17 years experience Cardiology
Sure: You might be worried about an infection of a repaired coarct. I would speak with your heart doctor or surgeon before proceeding, because you may need ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Murphy
18 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Yes, It Depends.: Once a coarctation is repaired, surgically or by balloon dilation or stent placement the inside of the vessels grow and cover any foreign material (ca ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Not a problem: You can get tattooing in all the desired body areas with no regard for your Zoster infection. Consider the long term effect of what your tattoo will ... Read More
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A 16-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: It is safe to get tattoos. You should ensure that the tattoo artist is using sterile technique and the facility is clean & reputable. This means the ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Todd Sisto
36 years experience Breast Surgery
Probably: As a plastic surgeon, I'm against tattoos in general but if you really must have one, I would make sure that you're antiseizure medication is on board ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nazhat Sharma
57 years experience Ophthalmology
Accurate side effect: Accutane (isotretinoin) is an oral drug used for the treatment and prevention of severe acne. Generic formulations of Accutane are available and the ... Read More
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