A 38-year-old female asked:
I am thinking about getting a tattoo but i don't know if im allergic to the ink they use how do i find out if i am or not before i pay for it ?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Pathology 50 years experience
Answered Oct 31, 2021
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
If having sensitive skin and/or history of allergies and hypersensitivity, having a tattoo would not be a good idea given its risk/benefit ratio. Talk to your primary care doc as well who can discuss it further in the context of your known medical conditions/treatments/allergy profile.
Answered Nov 01, 2021
Last updated Nov 1, 2021
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