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Would it be safe to get a tattoo if I have hemophilia

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Zimmerman
18 years experience Dermatology
No: I would not recommend any piercing of the skin surface in a patient with hemophilia.

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Not a good idea: The tattoo machine places the ink and a fine needle into you dermis. There is disruption of the dermis and epidermis and bleeding occurs. The conditio ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Yes: Like everything else involving body art, it's at your own risk. Your physician might be your best guide here. If you take a factor before other proced ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Yes: Yes but there is a risk of excess bleeding.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Dont do it: Why risk the bleeding from puncturing the epidermis and dermis with repeated needle sticks. THe potential for bleeding is there and this is an electi ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Blood test: If suspected any doctor can order a blood test for hemophilia. There are two major types with deficiceny of different clotting factors, hemophilia a ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Mayo Clinic: Try the site below: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/hemophilia/ds00218.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Radioactive one: Radiosynovectomy is currently the preferred procedure when radioactive materials are available. However, chemical synovectomy is an effective altern ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
Heredity: Hemophilia is a genetic disease that is passed down in families.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Need to explain: This is because females have two x chromosomes while males have only one, so the defective gene is guaranteed to manifest in any male who carries it. ... Read More

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