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Doctor insights on: Heart Tattoo Designs

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Atleast 3-4 times a week when I wake up my hearts racing at well over 100 bpm. What causes this?

Atleast 3-4 times a week when I wake up my hearts racing at well over 100 bpm. What causes this?

Palpitations: You are having palpitations, which can be caused by many things, including thyroid issues, anxiety, arrhythmias, caffeine, hypoglycemia, among many other things. You need to be evaluated both with blood tests and possibly with a 24 hour monitor called a holter monitor to see what the heart is doing during these episodes from an electrical standpoint. ...Read more

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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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Can you get a tattoo if you have heart problems?

Can you get a tattoo if you have heart problems?

Tattoos: The United States food and drug administration (fda) does not regulate tattoos leaving the burden of tattoo safety and regulations up to individual cities and states. Some of the risks that come with getting a tattoo are infection at the site of the tattoo, allergic reaction to the tattoo dye, the spread of disease such as HIV and hepatitis c, granulomas and keloid formation. No tattoos! ...Read more

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Is it dangerous to get tattoo on the side of the heart?

Is it dangerous to get tattoo on the side of the heart?

No or yes: If you mean the side of the chest where the heart is ( which is actually central) the answer is no. If you mean the actual side of the heart, the answer is yes, of course, even if you could get it done. ...Read more

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Can i get a tattoo if I have a heart condition? What are the possible effects of the ink?

Infection risk: The main risk is from infection. If you have heart disease at such a young age i suspect it may be congenital meaning you were born with it and if you were to infect any of your heart valves you could become quite ill. My congenital heart disease colleagues that i know all recommend against it for their patients. ...Read more

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I have a heart condition and I was wondering if I could get a tattoo on my chest right on top on my heart?

I have a heart condition and I was wondering if I could get a tattoo on my chest right on top on my heart?

Define it: "Heart condition"??? EXACTLY WHAT??? The location of the tattoo is of no significance. Do you have a valve deformity in your heart? There is a risk of ENDOCARDITIS if you get a tattoo when there is valvular heart disease. Also note that tattoos fade with time and that MOST people with tattoos regret it in later life. Much better to use non- invasive, temporary art on your skin. ...Read more

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I just got a tattoo today and my heart seems to be acting weird, skipping beats going faster?

I just got a tattoo today and my heart seems to be acting weird, skipping beats going faster?

Palpitations tattoo: Caffeine, lack of sleep and stress and behind the counter medication such as sudafed and others can precipitate palpitations. I doubt the tattoo artist had anyone, or themselves, inject local anesthetic in you, but that can contain adrenaline which can stimulate the heart rate. See a doctor to see what is triggering your heart rate and to make sure they are benign extra atrial beats. ...Read more

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