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Rib Cage Tattoo Pain
I want to get a tattoo on my rib cage on the side but having had bilateral pleurodesis is this possible or is it risky?
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
I have small tattoo on my left rib cage from 2 years ago. It's raised, scarring, bumpy, and red. I have very sensitive skin - should it be removed?
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you. You should see a doctor for an evaluation. Chronic infections are known to have occurred from tattoos. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
Would there be any complications of getting a small tattoo on my rib cage 2 weeks before having oral surgery to remove wisdom teeth?
Have a severe pain on mr right side from under my rib cage to lower back for 2 wks, can't move w/o pain & can only sleep 2 hrs before pain wakes me up?
Pain: See your doctor to rule out gall bladder disease. ...Read more
Im a 37y/o f. Ive noticed when I lie down my lower right rib cage has constant "pressure". Can't lay on my right. No trauma and gallbladder removed. ?
Pain: Many things. Among them, your rib could be broken. You could have an infection. The pain could come from something other than your rib. Cancer might do it. Pain from the lung, heart, sternum, liver, spleen, diaphragm... Maybe a more specific question could be better answered here. ...Read more