A 30-year-old member asked:
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how long do you have to wait after getting a tattoo to have surgery?

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Dr. Brian Struyk
20 years experience Anesthesiology
No time: You could have surgery immediately after a tattoo if you wanted to.
Answered on Feb 9, 2020

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Tattoo: Depends on type & location of surgery. Best to get ok from the surgeon first.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
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Can go right away...: The sooner you get that tattoo removed, the better.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer
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No: Particular time needed unless you plan to put it over a surgical scar. Then you need months for it to completely heal.

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