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Risk of getting tattoo while on steroids

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
Dermatology 42 years experience
2 risks: There is an increased risk of wound infection and the wound may take longer to heal.

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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 48 years experience
ought to be alright, but discuss with the doctor providing the injection.
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Would suggest focusing on the back pain and allowing time to get back to baseline without any other interference. Connect with the doc performing the ... Read More
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
No. Tattooing is a form of self-mutilation and is not recommended for any one, much less for someone needing medical care. For healthy diet: http://ww... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 58 years experience
This is one of the most potent sterioids. If you are taking evey day at large doses and run out or stop you may develop what is called an Addisonian C... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Tattoo: If you are concerned about ruining your skin you should reconsider getting a tattoo,a decision you might regret in years to come
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Not recommended: At least few months should be allowed posttreatment as Oratane will interact with your skin's capacity of healing after the chemical trauma induced by... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romeo Mandanas
Hematology and Oncology 39 years experience
Depends: Most professionally-done tattoos are safe these days in terms of transmission of infectious agents like hepatitis. Since tattooing involves breaking t... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
Not a good: idea. Risk of infection and hepatitis go along w/tattoos. Would wait till after you're done breastfeeding.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Mayo
Pulmonary Critical Care 49 years experience
Not wise: Xarelto increases bleeding. The potential for low level bleeding during tattoo is likely increased while on xarelto.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Why?: Why do you want to get a tattoo? It is a form of self-mutilation. It may be fashionable but is not a sensible thing to do.
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
No.: Can't comment on the wisdom of tattooing, but from a medical standpoint this should not be a problem.