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Getting A Cancer Check Of Skin With Tattoo
Rephrase question: If i can rephrase your question- you are asking how to check skin cancer if your skin is full with tattoo? The answer is-- it would be difficult. Your dermatologist really have to look very carefully to see if there is anything suspicious. You have to pay attention to your own body, if you feel a growth or something not right -bring that up to your doctor.And, dont add anymore tattoo, if you can. ...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 cancer, hepC--yes: There has never been a report showing tattooing causes cancer, but definitely hepc--yes. Hepc is transmitted because of dirty-needles; the artist may use the same needle used on a hepc positive person, thus can transmit the hepc to you. So, if the needle is sanitized or using a clean/new needle, you won't get hepc from tattooing. So, get tattoo at a clean place! good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can i get a tattoo after being in remission for a year & 5 month my cancer was non hodgkin's lymphoma?
Yes: You can get a tattoo.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have kidney cancer,and I was wondering is it safe for me to get a tattoo.? I'm in remission for 2 years now and was always dying to get a tattoo
Tattoo: I would not advise a tattoo for legal reasons because it can become infected. However, if you survived Renal CA , you most likely can survive a simple tattoo. If you are really concerned, try a little one first to be sure you are not allergic to the ink and then go for it. Be sure the needles are sterilized. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: I'm sorry folks make up stuff like this. Perhaps this person thought your getting a particular tattoo was a bad idea. If you've wanted a particular "tat" for a few years and you've decided it's time, go for it. If you're under 30 and it's not the name of a family member, put it someplace inconspicuous. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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