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Is It Safe To Have Or Get A Tattoo While Pregnant
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
Is true that if u have tatto over spine and u are woman and become pregnant doctors may not want to anesthetize u because the ink under the skin?
That depends: That depends on how well-informed your doctor is and whether he/she is susceptible to letting stigma get in the way of appropriate treatment. Epidural anesthesia is possible and safe with a sacral/back tattoo as long as the skin does not appear to be infected (red, swollen, tender). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am pregnant in 17 weeks and 4 days and i do co2 laser in my eyebrows in small area to remove old tatto can i use neosporin ointment or no ?
Yes: The amount and means of administration of neosporin as you describe will pose no risk to your developing baby. ...Read more
Yes and No: The simple answer is yes in the setting of a known safe facility which provides these services. If there is less than adequate sterlization of tools used for the procedure and these instruments are used on others, there is a risk for acquiring hepatitis b, hepatitis c and hiv. If you are unsure of the safe practices that the facility you are considering going to, i would not go there. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: It is safe to get tattoos. You should ensure that the tattoo artist is using sterile technique and the facility is clean & reputable. This means the artist should wear gloves, clean your skin with alcohol, use a sterile new needle, new unused inks, and use sterile technique with sharp items & bleeding, if any. People get into trouble with reused needles & inks causing infections like hepatitis c. ...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
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