A 37-year-old male asked:
could you catch mrsa from getting tattooed for numerous long periods of time over a couple months?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Vascular Surgery 15 years experience
Possible: It is certainly possible to attract an infection of any variety from getting a tatoo if instruments are potentially dirty. Always make sure the facilities are clean and sterile technique is followed. I hope this helps.
Wound care 19 years experience
Yes.: Mrsa is on all surfaces and is spread by contact. Therefore it is possible to have MRSA on your skin and in your tattoo.
Last updated Jan 19, 2017
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