A 37-year-old member asked:
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can somebody with hemophilia get a tattoo?

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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 condition will allow for more bleeding than expected. I would avoid any unnecessary trauma to your body
Answered on Jun 12, 2014

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