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Just got a tattoo about a week ago on my arm, my 5mo old keeps touching it is it bad for a baby to touch a new tattoo? What about towels you dried your hands with after washing it?
No problem: I don't think there is any problem with your baby touching your tattoo. Just keep it clean and dry, use a moisturizer as recommended by your tattoo artist. You may want to use clean towels on your baby in general, just to avoid other illnesses that may be transferred. ...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
When it comes to tattoo removal, are some tattoo colors easier to remove than others? I have a pink tattoo on my hand that i want removed and i was hoping this was one of the easier colors for tattoo removal to get rid of. Is this the case?
Yes: Darker tattoos like black come off easier, red is a close secone. Pink if a mix of red and white is difficult because white does not come out usin lasers. I remove a lot of tattoos and if the red is watered down to pink there is no problem. Make sure your Dr is using a Q yag for you pink because they can frequency doube that and make it target red. You may not know how you pink will go until start ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm thinking about signing up to donate bone marrow. I have 2 tattoos on my hand. 1 from fall of '11 & one from 3 weeks ago. Can i still donate with t?
Possibly....: A recent study indicated that people with tattoos were more likely to contract hepatitis c. Hepatitis can possibly be transmitted through the bloodstream into the breast milk. This could occur even if you have little or no symptoms. Perhaps the best answer is to have your obstetrician or family doctor screen you for hepatitis and examine your tattoos for other signs of possible concern. ...Read more
A friend of mine has raynauds in her hands and feet.She is looking to get a tattoo on de ribs. Would this be ok?
Can i use clobet gm for the red henna tattoo itching.i did the henna on my hand and now it getting to have tiny scarr and itchy.don't know how to stop?
Highly doubt: Brief skin contact by what i assume was a clean hand should be no problem at all. ...Read more
I do not think so: chlorhexidine glauconite do not think will work. Go to dermatologist for tattoo. Good luck ...Read more