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A 39-year-old female asked:

can you get a tattoo with high blood pressure ?

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Dr. Ira Friedlander
Cardiac Electrophysiology 42 years experience
It is usually better: to get a tattoo with ink. :) Yes you can get a tattoo if you have high blood pressure but you should see a health care professional to have your high blood pressure treated. It will probably cost about the same as the tattoo and have much better long term outcome!
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
Hospital-based practice 21 years experience
Not advisable.: The pain of getting a tattoo will only cause your blood pressure to increase further. Not even accounting for the risk of hepatitis (HCV) from tattoo ink, why would you want to get a tattoo in this state? It's important to see your doctor & get your blood pressure under control, if it is elevated. You can discuss your lifestyle & cosmetic choices with your doctor after that occurs; or use HT Prime
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
Tattoo: You can but why would you?

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Is it ok for someone with high blood pressure to get a tattoo?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
Tattoo: Getting a tattoo is always a significant infectious risk.
Canada
A 39-year-old male asked:

If I have mild high blood pressure can I still get a tattoo 140/90?

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Dr. Joseph Campanelli
Facial Plastic Surgery 29 years experience
Yes, risk is low: The risk of elevated blood pressure and a procedure such as a tattoo is that you will have slightly greater bleeding than the norm. Make sure that you are not taking any blood thinning medications at the same time.

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