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Ink Poisoning Tattoo
Usually: Usually you can get secondary infection which would show as quickly as 48hours or you could become allergic to the tattoo ink which might show much later. ...Read more
Toxic ingestion (also called "poisoning") is a condition in which a person has eaten or drank a substance that causes ill symptoms or damage to his body. Taking an overdose of a medicine, taking any dose of a poison, drinking too much vodka, or accidentally drinking antifreeze. . . are all ...Read more
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
I'll bet you don't: If you are compulsively drinking fountain pen ink, more than an ounce at a time, you might get sick from it. You should get with somebody who can help you with this compulsion -- your personal physician has heard much stranger and won't think the less of you. If somebody told you to stop writing note to yourself on your hand, stop worrying, it won't make you sick. ...Read more
No: Most of use were warned not to do this, but there's no basis to it. I find it helpful in remembering things. ...Read more
No.: No, you cannot.Get a more detailed answer ›
Ink poisening: I have never seen a case of 'ink poisoning'. ...Read more
I fell asleep with an open ink pen on my bed by accident I woke up and it had stabbed me in leg and I got ink all over me. Will I get ink poisoning?
Usually not: Most common pens are not mostly ink. They are made of varying things such as solvents, dyes, and water. They are considered relatively safe. If you have headache, shivers, numbness or issues with your nervous system then present to the er and tell them what happened. Otherwise clean the area with soap and water extensively and keep it clean. ...Read more
No likely: Pens are safe and would not be around if they made people sick from writing on themselves. Write on paper. ...Read more
No: Just don't draw over broken or damaged skin. ...Read more
Stabbed my finger with pen (not a fountain pen) and it drew blood. I think the ink is part india ink but not sure what else. Will I get ink poisoning?
If a child writes on her hand will she get ink poisoning and vomit? Her hand is red and she's vomiting. She doesn't have fever or the poops.
No: No, she will not get ink poisoning. That's a bit of an "old wives' tale". That said, if she's irritated her hand, it may be a little red. I highly doubt the vomiting has anything to do with it, and is likely another issue. If that persists, i'd get her evaluated. ...Read more
Will I get ink poisoning or heart infection from getting a tattoo on top of blood vessels in arms?
I got a tattoo with non-toxic ink from walmart, I am worried I may have lead poisoning now. Is it possible? How much lead may I have in me?
Possible: The non toxic ink may have lead in it, cannot rule it out until the ink is tested for lead. Or you can go to your primary care doctor and request a blood lead test. ...Read more
Not smart: Infection is a real risk. If you have pain, bleeding, swelling, red lines radiating from tattoo area, see physician or go to er immediately. ...Read more
Tattooed: They would have a tattoo, but that is all. The tattoo will fade with time and stretch out, and start to look ugly. They will regret getting the tattoo and attempt to have it removed. ...Read more
Tattoo side effects: Tattoos can cause skin problems such as granulomas (red bumps caused by inflammation) and keloid scars, and they can provoke allergic reactions, making skin itch and break out. These allergic reactions can occur with no warning, years after you get your tattoo. Getting a tattoo also puts you in danger of getting diseases such as aids, tetanus, hepatitis b and hepatitis c, infections. ...Read more
Tattoo: It could be so please get it examined ...Read more
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
I tattooed myself 24hrs ago and I have a red line going from above the tattoo up to my groin could it be blood poisoning?
You need help: I would be concern that you have an infection. You need to be seen by a physician. ...Read more
Some people are sensitive to the ink in tatoos....You can also develop severe infections from the ink.
Check out this link. Good luck.
http://emedicine. Medscape. Com/article/1124433-overview. ...Read more
Need more info: You don't tell me what allergies you suffer from. Several tattoo inks can cause skin allergies that present themselves as redness, oozing and itching an can be quite severe. If you have a problem with a tattoo, see an allergist or dermatologist for proper evaluation and treatment. Sometimes the only effective treatment is removal. ...Read more
The tattoo inks contain a variety of substances that have allergic potential. By fa the most common ink to cause allergic reaction is the red ink.
Red contains several compounds that may sensitize you and create a chronic allergic condition noted as a raising of the tattoo, intense itching, chronic itching, redness around the tattoo and granulomas. If you are allergic you can not have laser tattoo. ...Read more
Have a bump from getting tattoo on stretch mark what is it? Artist told me if I go back over it with ink it will go away is this true?
Not sure: I'm not sure if the "bump" is the ink or an infection. I don't think it was a good idea to get a tattoo over a stretch mark. It might be a good idea to get a second opinion from your family physician. ...Read more
Is there still can be any chances of getting hepatitis if I get my tattoo done from a clean place where they use new needle and ink? Any other advices
Don't get a tattoo: It makes it less likely that you would get hepatitis, but there is no real way to say for sure unless you see them using new sterile needles. Best way would be not to get a tattoo at all. ...Read more
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