A 20-year-old female asked:
I booked an appointment to get a tatoo done and i was wondering, woukd it be safe? as i have uncontrolled graves' disease.
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Nephrology and Dialysis 49 years experience
Tatoo and Grave's: Graves' disease is an immune system disorder that results in the overproduction of thyroid hormones (hyperthyroidism). Nothing, including getting a tatoo, is safe if you have uncontrolled grave's disease. You need to seek help from an endocrinologist to get it under control before you wind up terribly ill. Good luck.
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No: Graves disease is auto immune and could make you have problems with this procedure. Get this under control to minimize any potential problems.
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Last updated Nov 28, 2017
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