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Can Someone With Coarctation Of The Aorta Get A Body Piercing Or A Tattoo
Yes... Carefully: Be careful and only go to a certified and approved site. People who have had cardiac surgery may be at increased risk for developing heart infections. Please discuss this with your doctor as they may recommend specific retailers that they know in your area. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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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Caution needed...: Tattoos are invasive procedures, and can cause serious skin infections if precautions are not used. If you do decide to get a tattoo, you should consult a professional studio, make sure a sterilized needle is used, and the skin site should be thoroughly cleaned. Remember, less than sterile tattoo needles can also transmit hepatitis b and c, as well, so be careful! ...Read more
Keep it clean: Hopefully you assured the piercing place was certified and clean. After that, keep the area clean and you can use topical antibx to the area to prevent infection. ...Read more
What would a hospital that was not a level 3 trauma center do with a victim of a gunshot wound to the chest?
Both use a needle: so they are comparable.Get a more detailed answer ›
What are the effects of getting a tattoo besides infections? Can a cancer/ heart patient get a tattoo?
Social consideration: Tattoos do not have adverse medical effects, expect in a person with a skin disorder and the infections you mentioned. However, visible tattoos may interfere with the person's ability to get some jobs. It is an individual choice, but tattoos are a form of self mutilation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a lump in my forearm that is diagnosed as an aneurysm of the left basilic vein. The doctor can perform an aneurysmectomy or leave it. Thoughts?
If sepsis is a bacteria in the bloodstream can it happen when you have a blood transfusion or kidney removal or how does sepsis get in the blood?
See below: Bacterial sepsis from transfusion is a recognized complication from transfusions and tends to occur from transfusion of platelets or less commonly from red cell transfusion. It is more likely to happen from platelets as they are stored at room temperature where the bacteria can multiply. It is a serious reaction but luckily is uncommon in most centers. It certainly does not imply negligence. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How can a cardiologist insert a catheter into a patients right femoral artery and then see the heart?
Cardiac cath: Cardiologists routinely access the arterial vessels at the top of either leg, the femoral artery, or from the arm, the radial artery. From here the catheter, or a guide wire is then fed through the arterial circulation into the heart. Just above the heart catheters are changed over a wire to access the left and right coronary arteries and the left ventricle. ...Read more
Can having an atrial septal aneurysm with a hole in it cause brain aneurysms which I have 3. Also is it safe for me to donate plasma?
Possibly: I cannot answer the plasma question but if you have an atrial septal defect then yes, any infected blood clots or material that gets into your veins could get around your lungs and cause it a brain aneurysm (paradoxical embolization). This should be discussed with your cardiologist to see if an atrial septal occluder device is needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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