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risk of getting tattoo while on steroids

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

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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arlo Miller
15 years experience Dermatology
Usually not: I would not expect the psoriasis or treatment of it with creams to affect your tattoo. In fact, it might be best to treat the psoriasis aggressively ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
No tattoo: Stay away from tattoo!. You already have skin disease and you do not want to add to it. Tattooing is a form of self-mutilation and broadcasts bad judg ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
31 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Steroids can slow the healing process and can make one more prone to infection, but you should still heal your wounds.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
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 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Todd Sisto
37 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 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Hoffman
57 years experience Psychiatry
Not take: No a take, no''a bloated''. Consult your doc yesterday. Why play with hormonal fire? You will get a nasty, ugly burn. You do care? Good goin, champ.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nazhat Sharma
58 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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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Tattooing: It involves placing pigment into the dermis layer of the skin, where granulation tissue forms due to activation of immune system in skin, which then c ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lester Thompson
33 years experience Pathology
Yes: However, with bleeding tendency, you must be cautious. Further, since you already have a blood disorder, the infectious risks from getting a tattoo wi ... Read More

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