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Ashburn, VA
A 29-year-old male asked:

Prescribed medrol pack (4mg methylprednisolone) 6 day pack that tapers off to 4mg the last day (which is today). is it safe to get a tattoo in 6 days?

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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Dose pack: Generally if the steroid is take for a week it will not cause any significant problems to immune system. If you are otherwise health, I do not see getting a tattoo should be a problem.
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