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A 49-year-old female asked:

i'm having kidney stone removal surgery at the end of april via the uretha. can i get a tattoo on my wrist 2 weeks before for my birthday?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Craig Smith
Urology 35 years experience
No problem: Will not interfere with your procedure and may it go well and successfully.
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Generally yes: Make sure it is performed at a clean tattoo center with a certified artist that uses sterile procedures. Also, be sure to ask the surgeon, just to be sure s/he agrees and approves, as they know your medical case best.

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Last updated Mar 2, 2014

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