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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Rare infection: If not performed professionally with new needles hepatitis or other infections can be transmitted by tattoo artist. It is also a very timely process t ... Read More

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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
You might be: Allergic to pigments used. You would know based on reaction to tattoo.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Why tell?: If they were removed and not noticeable it is your choice. If they are in process of being removed tell them that they no longer fit with who you are ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience Dermatology
That sounds like an: infection, make an appointment to see dermatologist for culture and treatment
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Tipping Etiquette: Sorry, but Health Tap is for medical - not etiquette questions.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Lots: There is risk of infection, scarring, and a reaction to the dye, among others.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Smith
29 years experience Clinical Psychology
Allows precision: Very small tattoo markings (size of a freckle or head of a pin) are used in radiation therapy to allow the radiation therapist to precisely aim the hi ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Tattoos: The United States food and drug administration (fda) does not regulate tattoos leaving the burden of tattoo safety and regulations up to individual ci ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Coyle Connolly
28 years experience Dermatology
Laser : Laser tattoo removal, while uncomfortable, is well tolerated by most patients , particularly when a numbing cream is used before hand . Multiple tre ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Tattoo wound care: Your tattoo artist may have printed instructions for you. But, keeping the tattoo clean and dry for the first few days is often wise. Then keeping ... Read More
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