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Pacemaker can get tattoo

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Cardiology 22 years experience
Yes: But choose wisely as tattoos are permanent.

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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Mallia
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Relatively Benign: A small tattoo should not be a concern. A tattoo which has some blood loss that is more than 3cc's you may want to postpone or divide into smaller se... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Cardiology 22 years experience
Wouldn't : Recommend a tattoo anywhere near icd.
Dr. Ilyas Colombowala
Cardiac Electrophysiology 19 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
Cardiology 51 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
Cardiology 51 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 31 years experience
Hcm: Icd when necessary however if heart is failing transplant , best to ask your doc to see where you stand
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
Pacemaker: getting a second opinion from another physician with full access to your medical information is the best way, that information isn't present here
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 38 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 21 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 female asked:
Dr. Gerald Hollander
Cardiology 48 years experience
The : The device will continue to work unless there have been so many shocks which may drain the battery. The battery level can be detected by a simple noni... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 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

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