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Doctor insights on: Is It Safe To Have Or Get A Tattoo While Pregnant

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Is it safe to have or get a tattoo while pregnant?

Is it safe to have or get a tattoo while pregnant?

Tattoo: Pigments and dyes are chemicals and it is prudent to avoid any unnecessary chemical exposure during pregnancy. Don't do it. ...Read more

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Pregnancy (Definition)

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


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Can i get a tatto removed while pregnant?

Can i get a tatto removed while pregnant?

Wait: Probably best to wait. Laser removal takes several treatments. A small tattoo removed by surgery under local anesthesia may be ok. ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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What are the risk of getting a tatto while two months pregnat?

What are the risk of getting a tatto while two months pregnat?

Disease: It is possible to get exposed to hepatitis, hiv, and other diseases which could be transmitted to your baby and even cause the death of the fetus. ...Read more

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Is it safe to get a tattoo while pregnant?

Is it safe to get a tattoo while pregnant?

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 more

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Is it safe to have or get a belly ring while i'm pregnant?

Is it safe to have or get a belly ring while i'm pregnant?

DO NOT GET: UNNECESSARY PROCEDURES DONE WHEN YOU ARE PREGNANT. A piercing is always ELECTIVE!!. ...Read more

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Is it safe to get tattoos?

Is it safe to get tattoos?

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 more

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Is it safe to get pregnant at 42?

Is it safe to get pregnant at 42?

Depends: If you are in good health then you should be fine. Your risk increases if you have medical problems, take medications, etc...There are certainly higher risks of chromosomal abnormalities in the baby. Talk to your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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