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Risk Of Getting Tattoo While On Steroids
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
If i get psoriasis on a tattoo will steroid creams and the psoriasis itself mess up the tattoo permanently?
I have eczma & have used Triamincinolone steroid cream chronically for years. Is it safe to get a tattoo or will the chronic use cause infection ?
No tattoo: Stay away from tattoo!. You already have skin disease and you do not want to add to it. Tattooing is a form of self-mutilation and broadcasts bad judgment of the person with the tattoo. ...Read more
Probably: As a plastic surgeon, I'm against tattoos in general but if you really must have one, I would make sure that you're antiseizure medication is on board, If anything like skin irritation has ever precipitated the seizure before. It might be sporting to mention your history to the tattoo artist although I doubt anything is likely to happen ...Read more
Yes: However, with bleeding tendency, you must be cautious. Further, since you already have a blood disorder, the infectious risks from getting a tattoo will mean you have to be even more cautious and concerned. New needles, new inks, and sterile areas are a must. ...Read more
Depends: Most professionally-done tattoos are safe these days in terms of transmission of infectious agents like hepatitis. Since tattooing involves breaking the skin barrier, it poses some risk of bacterial infection. The risk is higher during periods of active chemo which lowers the immune system/slows down healing. There are however people on active chemo and yet have had tattoos done without problems. ...Read more
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