A 30-year-old member asked:
Can you be allergic to the ink in tattoos?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Brian Novickanswered
Allergy and Immunology 45 years experience
Yes: Some people are sensitive to the ink in tatoos....You can also develop severe infections from the ink. Check out this link..Good luck. http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1124433-overview.
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Dr. Glenn Messinaanswered
Aesthetic Medicine 37 years experience
Yes: The most common ink to be allergic to is red ink.
3.9k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Jun 26, 2014
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