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Can You Get Tattooed With Keloid Skin
Yes: But it can trigger a keloid too. Any skin injury can cause a keloid.
Hello, I have a question about scarring and tattoos. I have keloids on my shoulder but they aren't from trauma to the skin. Can I get a leg tattoo?
No: You risk getting keloids at the site of tattoos. Tattoos are a form of self mutilation and even a person without risk of keloids should not get those. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk prodFor good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
I am planning to have a tattoo but I have a keloid on my knee due to a bike accident. Is this a sign that I should not get a tattoo?
Possibly: Should discuss with dermatologist as you may be at higher risk for keloid type response to tattoo. There may be some medication that you could take or apply to minimize this risk depending on size and location of tattoo.See 1 more doctor answer
I am a kidney recipient. However, I have keloids on my neck and chest. Is it possible that I can get a tattoo?
I have only gotten minor keloids due to acnes on my jawline, chest, and upper back. If I get a tattoo will it form keloids?
So I wanna know if I can get a tattoo? So I wanna know if I can get a tattoo? When I was in 8th grade I got my ears pierce 2-3 weeks after that I got a keloid but didn't know it was until my 10 grade yr. It really wasn't noticeable it was small but when I
I: I definitely would not recommend getting a tattoo. You already know that you are prone to keloids, so any injury to the skin, including a tattoo can predispose you to more. I would highly recommend avoiding any unnecessary procedure to your skin, because keloids are difficult to treat and often cannot be treated effecively.See 2 more doctor answers
I got my ears pierced and got keloids I want a tattoo and I haven't had got keloids on other parts from getting deep cuts or scrapes should I get it?
Yes: If you are prone to forming a keloid this could happen.See 1 more doctor answer
I've got a keloid scar below my knee and I'm considering getting a tattoo on my arm. Would keloid develop on my arm if I get a tattoo there?
I have keloids (jaw line, chest, shoulders,) all from acne related abrasions. Could I get a tattoo?
Keloid hx vs tattoo: NO! Injuring the skin will only exacerbate the potential of keloidal scars!
I had a keloid in my left ear and a tiny tiny one in my right from my ear peircings. Do you think I would be able to get a tattoo on, say, my ankle?
Yes: If you are prone to keloids you should avoid tattoos. It would be unsightly over a large area. Were u prone to keloids anywhere else on your body? How large would the tattoo be? Does keloids run in the family? Most hypertrophic scars are not keloids. Questions to ponder in making your decision.
Hi I have keloids on my ears an a possible on my back the size of a chicken pox I scratched when I was in 4th grade. Can I get tattoos on my legs?
Keloids: There is a risk for keloid formation after tattooingSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: After the scars have healed enough (ask your artist what they recommend), one can tattoo over the scar. Scars do not hold pigment as well as normal skin area so expect to need a touch-up or two before it looks perfect.
Keloids & trauma: In those prone to keloid formation, a minor trauma can precipitate keloid formation.See 1 more doctor answer
I have a big forehead and am thinking of getting my hairline moved down in a couple of years. I do get keloids. Will these procedures scar my skin?
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