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Is tattoo ink injected into the epidermis or dermis?

Is tattoo ink injected into the epidermis or dermis?

Dermis: Henna is used on the epidermis. Permanent tattoos are ink within the macrophages of the dermis, and even if the epidermis is lost, as in a third degree burn, they'll still be there. ...Read more

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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I received a needle stick from a suture needle while performing external sutures. There was visible blood on the suture needle.The patient had interna?

I received a needle stick from a suture needle while performing external sutures. There was visible blood on the suture needle.The patient had interna?

Employee health: See your employee health immediately or go to the emergency room of the nearest hospital to ascertain if you need post-exposure prophylaxis. The sooner you see a doctor the better. Do not delay! ...Read more

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Blood draw fromButterfly needle with clean tube attachedat Clininc ,wanted to know hiv dies once dried inside needle ? HIV would die within minutes ?

Blood draw fromButterfly needle with clean tube attachedat Clininc ,wanted to know hiv dies once dried inside needle ? HIV would die within minutes ?

No risk, no worry: It is very unlikely the clinic reuses butterfly needles to draw blood. HIV probably can survive many hours in blood inside a needle. But because needles are not reused, this doesn't matter. As you probably know, medical care in Pakistan often is very sophisticated. But even in developing countries, HIV is rarely if ever caught by having blood drawn or by other needles or injections. No worries! ...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 it possible to get ink poisoning by giving yourslef a small homemade tatoo with pen ink?

Is it possible to get ink poisoning by giving yourslef a small homemade tatoo with pen ink?

Not good idea: You may not get ink poisoning, but you are at risk for severe skin infection if not properly done. I suggest that if you want a tattoo, then go to a tattoo shop. ...Read more

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Sewing needle prick wound with little blood after 24 hours, is there risky not cover the wound to touch things?

Sewing needle prick wound with little blood after 24 hours, is there risky not cover the wound to touch things?

Tetanus shot: I hope that you are up to date on tetanus immunization. While the risk is remote, it is not a bad idea to get a booster shot of tetanus if your last dose was more then 10 years ago. Otherwise a needle prick would seal itself in a day or so. ...Read more

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Butterfly needle vs normal needle for child getting blood drawn? What should we ask for?

Butterfly needle vs normal needle for child getting blood drawn? What should we ask for?

Don't ask: Please forgive my frankness. If you start telling health care professionals how to do their jobs based on something you read on the internet -- even from us -- they will resent it. And they will be right to feel this way. You are probably also a professional who takes pride in your work. Do you like being told what to do, as if you didn't already know yourself? I don't think needle type matters. ...Read more

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Hiv transmission risk with a used needle new syringe recently took a b12 injection bit nurse changed needle needle was looking clean

Hiv transmission risk with a used needle new syringe recently took a b12 injection bit nurse changed needle needle was looking clean

Unclear info: Sharing needles is a know risk factor for HIV, if one of the users has HIV. If the nurse used a new needle for the injection, there is no risk. For 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. 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. ...Read more

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Is it necessary to use a tourniquet to draw blood during venipuncture?

Is it necessary to use a  tourniquet  to draw blood during venipuncture?

It depends: When you draw blood from the superficial veins of the arms you need them to be engorged so it' easier to locate and get the blood. That's the reason of the tourniquet. For the bigger veins, also called central veins (femoral, jugular, subclavian) the tourniquet is not necessary. ...Read more

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Can lab technician infect anyone with HIV during blood drawing procedure by using infected needle?

Can lab technician infect anyone with HIV during blood drawing procedure by using infected needle?

Maybe in the...: Maybe in the movies or mystery novels. In real life, no lab technician is walking around with an HIV-infected needle waiting to use it on somebody else. Safety protocols are followed every time, all the time. That means needles are single-use, and a lab technician need not take a single step while holding a used needle, because he or she always has a needle-disposal container right there. ...Read more

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Small cut @ salon from nail file. Cleaned it w/ soap and water. Nail tech put some sort of glue on it. Not sure about sanitation conditions. Hep risk?

Small cut @ salon from nail file. Cleaned it w/ soap and water. Nail tech put some sort of glue on it. Not sure about sanitation conditions. Hep risk?

Unlikely: It is possible to transmit infections through a cut but unlikely to come from a nail file unless it had another persons blood on it. You did the best thing which was to wash with soap and water. Anything is possible but it would be highly unlikely for you to have contracted an infection from this event. ...Read more

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Can i die from a home made tattoo with pen ink?

Can i die from a home made tattoo with pen ink?

Yes: I had a patient who almost did, in fact. He drew up ink from a pen into his Insulin syringe and proceeded to tattoo himself. Within some days he presented with sepsis secondary to staph aureus and nearly died. Icu for a month and complications from pancreatitis. This isn't an unusual story for someone who wants to take that risk. Not worth your life. ...Read more

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Does printer ink come off of finger with just soap and water? I got ink on finger from ink cartridge, is it like the same ink in pens?

Does printer ink come off of finger with just soap and water? I got ink on finger from ink cartridge, is it like the same ink in pens?

Being a physician : Doesn't necessarily qualify me to answer that question. I would go ahead & try to wash it off with soap and warm water. If that doesn't work, lava soap can get just about anything off the skin. ...Read more

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Blood clot in elbow where IV was?

IV: Superficial blood clots , or phlebitis, are common after iv. Rest, warmth and time will resolve. Seek medical attention if worsening. ...Read more

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Tiny red line from tattoo, is this blood poisoning?

Tiny red line from tattoo, is this blood poisoning?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more