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Doctor insights on: Bad Reactions To Tattoos

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Tattoos (Definition)

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


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Do tattoos cause ink poisoning?

Do tattoos cause ink poisoning?

It is possible: Writing ink is composed of a combination of dyes pigments solvents and water according to medline plus. These ingredients individually and together are nonpoisonous and treatment generally is not needed if less than an ounce is consumed. Tattoo ink is not regulated by the food and drug administration and therefore could contain any number of ingredients that cause poisoning especiallyhome made. ...Read more

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Is black tattoo ink hypoallergenic? Are allergic rxns to this rare for those with history of allergies? (AR, chronic urticaria....)

Is black tattoo ink hypoallergenic? Are allergic rxns to this rare for those with history of allergies? (AR, chronic urticaria....)

Tattoo inks are safe: But some people still react to them. "hypoallergenic" isn't a guarantee against allergy. Anyone can have an allergic reaction to nearly any substance, even after years of exposure. In general, tattoo ink allergic reactions are fairly rare. Only use a reputable artist. If you're concerned, ask for a test spot in an inconspicuous area 1-2 weeks before a full tattoo as a precautionary measure. ...Read more

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Do people have allergic reactions to botox? Do some people have allergic reactions to botox, and if so, what symptoms does it cause? .

Do people have allergic reactions to botox? Do some people have allergic reactions to botox, and if so, what symptoms does it cause? 

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Botox allergy: I have done thousands of Botox injections and I have never seen an allergic reaction to it. If you are concern there is an emergency line from Allergan that you could call. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What can cause random allergic reactions to diet coke?

What can cause random allergic reactions to diet coke?

Not allergy: Allergic reactions are not random. If you're having an allergic reaction to a component of diet coke, you will suffer the reaction whenever you drink it. Manufactured sodas are very consistent, so if you're having some sort of reaction some of the times you drink it, you're reacting to something else - you're just associating it with diet coke. Your doctor or allergist can help you sort this out. ...Read more

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Do people have allergic reactions to fillers for lip augmentation? Do fillers cause allergic reactions? What is the usual reaction if you are allergic to a filler after lip augmentation? .

Do people have allergic reactions to fillers for lip augmentation? Do fillers cause allergic reactions? What is the usual reaction if you are allergic to a filler after lip augmentation?

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Allergic : Allergic reactions to lip fillers are very unusual because most current fillers are generated from recombinant dna techniques. Artefill still requires a skin test due to the collagen content. Allergic reactions may develop as a result of the a response to other minor components but this is exceptionally rare. ...Read more

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I am getting normal reactions or allergic reactions to insect bites?

I am getting normal reactions or allergic reactions to insect bites?

Probably normal: Allergic reactions to insects most commonly occur with stinging insects like bees, wasps and fire ants. Local reactions to other insects are generally not allergic. Allergic reactions usually cause symptoms away from the bite. So, bitten on the toe and toe swells= not allergic. Bitten on the toe and lip swells= allergic. ...Read more

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Why does using neosporin frequently increase ur risk to develope allergic reactions? What kind of allergic reactions?

Why does using neosporin frequently increase ur risk to develope allergic reactions? What kind of allergic reactions?

Contact skin: Neosporin is a common contact allergen usually leading to itchy skin rash with or without blister. The onset of the rash occurs from 24 to 72 hours after the contact and not immediate. ...Read more

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Do many people have allergic reactions to vitamin K2 ?

Do many people have allergic reactions to vitamin K2 ?

No.: Your body needs it and allergies do not occur. That being heing said, you can be allergic to other ingredients in the vitamin! ...Read more

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Is allergic reaction a concern with lipodissolve? Do people ever have allergic reactions to the injected substance after lipodissolve? .

Is allergic reaction a concern with lipodissolve? Do people ever have allergic reactions to the injected substance after lipodissolve?

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I : I guess i would have to say yes.Anyone can be allergic toi anyhting you inject unless it is a naturally occuring substance your body makes such as epinephrine.How common it is i don't know.www.beautybybrueck.com. ...Read more

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Can you be allergic to the ink in tattoos?

Yes: Some people are sensitive to the ink in tatoos....You can also develop severe infections from the ink. Check out this link..Good luck. http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1124433-overview. ...Read more

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I'm extremely allergic to insect bites esp spiders besides a ridiculous over reaction by my immune system any other possible reasons for this?

May not be allergic: Reactions to insects range from local reactions to life-threatening anaphylaxis. Spiders usually cause local reactions, which can get large and may get infected. These symptoms are due to local irritation of the skin, which results in local inflammation. Signs of anaphylaxis include a combination of hives, swelling, breathing difficulty, vomiting, passing out due to systemic histamine release ...Read more

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I'm allergic to bees will this cause a reaction?

I'm allergic to bees will this cause a reaction?

Depends: If the reaction was merely swelling localized to a single area, no treatment is needed. However if you have an anaphylactic reaction (fainting, breathing problem, choking etc) , then you need to consult an allergist asap. Since an anaphylactic reaction is potentially fatal. ...Read more

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What do washing detergent allergic reactions look like and how can I identify them from anything else?

What do washing detergent allergic reactions look like and how can I identify them from anything else?

Red, bumps.: Usually a conact allergy rash due to shampoos, detergents till have a red, fairly flat rash in area of contact with clothing etc. that is itchy and usually relieved with removal of agent, clothing and better with washing skin. ...Read more

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I'm allergic to nickel and get bad rashes how can I treat them?

I'm allergic to nickel and get bad rashes how can I treat them?

Avoid Ni.: Avoid nickel and unknown metals - many of them will contain nickel... You may use topiucal mid potency steroids such as kenalog (triamcinolone) or Lidex ( fluocinonide) to relieve temporary suffering. ...Read more

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