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Are Tattoos Bad For You In Anyway
Not regulated by FDA: The pigments / inks used in tattoos are not regulated by the us food and drug administration, which makes me a bit wary, especially when you consider that, over time, some of those substances will become absorbed through the skin into your system. So i would be concerned about the potential toxicity of the substances used to create the tattoos. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tattoos on your breasts, or elsewhere, will not have any effect on your pregnancy or on breastfeeding your new baby. It may not be a good idea to get a new tattoo during pregnancy or while breastfeeding, because of the small risk of infection from the small breaks in the skin that ...Read more
No: The health risk of getting a tattoo is lower now than ever before. It should be one ink one needle for one patient There is always the risk of infection allergic response and scar formation. Placing it under the breast is no different than on on the hip or elswhere ...Read more
No.: Can't comment on the wisdom of tattooing, but from a medical standpoint this should not be a problem. ...Read more
Possibly: The tattoo ihk is constantly being eaten by your immune cells and going to the lymph nodes. Over the years we have not seen an increase in cancer with tattoos however there may ne a new association to skin cancers and the yellow ink Its still early but mybe real. Red ink can cause allergic reactions a well. The more ink you have the more in the nodes. We do not know if its harmful 2 b full body ...Read more
TATTOO ITCH: It's possible that you may be allergic to the various pigments in the tattoo. This may disappear shortly, but if it persists, check with the tattooist and find out where the tattoos itch and which pigments were applied there. Red tattoos are often the major cause of itching. Occasionally sun exposure can be responsible. But do check with your tattoo artist. ...Read more
My wrist has been hurting for a few months and hurts badly i did not injured...ever since i got my tattoo in the ending of feb. what should I do?
Checkup: You need an examination. The worst possibility is a septic joint. More likely you have a teno-synovitis (rheumatism) - perhaps a hypersensitivity reaction from the dye used. Alternatively, it could be unrelated. You may have a form of arthritis that needs to be determined. In any case, blood tests and possibly xrays would be helpful. ...Read more
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