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Are tattoos safe to get with raynaud's syndrome?

Are tattoos safe to get with raynaud's syndrome?

On unaffected areas: Tattoos always have some risks and dangers. In patients with raynaud's phenomenon, there are repeated episodes of inadequate blood flow to the hands and feet, plus some other areas. Any injury to affected areas may take longer to heal, may be at higher risk for infection, and can have a harder time clearing any infection. It seems wise not to tattoo any areas affected by raynaud's phenomenon. ...Read more

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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


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Nephrotic syndrome and tattoos, how are they related?

Not related: There have not been any reported cases of tattoos causing nephrotic syndrome. In fact many patients with kidney problems have had tattoos without any related problem. There is a slight risk of skin infections following tattoos also some serious medical problems if unsterile tattoo needles are used. Subjects should always make sure that only new tattoo needles are used. ...Read more

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Can you get a tattoos if you have nephrotic syndrome?

Can you get a tattoos if you have nephrotic syndrome?

Well! Yes: You can do everything while being a Nephrotic Syndrome Patient. You are immunocompromised by virtue of the fact that some of the proteins that you are spilling out in urine can be important part of your immune system. Also the Meds to keep the disease in control ( ie immune modulators and steroids) do cause further immune compromise. Increase risk of HCV with tattoos ...Read more

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Can a severe inflammation from getting a tattoo produce compartment syndrome?

Can a severe inflammation from getting a tattoo produce compartment syndrome?

Compartment syndrome: A tattoo is a process that occurs on the skin and potentially in the fatty tissue under the skin. A compartment syndrome is in the deeper layers under the fascia. Tattoo and compartment syndrome should not be interrelated. ...Read more

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Are tattoos safe for your skin?

Basically yes: Be sure the operator uses scientific, clean technique that won't result in infection. A few folks are allergic, usually to the red dye which may contain nickel. A few diseases, famously sarcoidosis, recur locally in tattoos. Especially, don't get a tattoo unless you REALLY want it and have wanted it for a long time exactly as you plan to get it. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Are tattoos and permanent make-up safe to use?

Are tattoos and permanent make-up safe to use?

Yes, but...: Tattoos are generally safe, but some people are allergic to the elements that are in the tattoo dyes. Unfortunately, when that happens, other than injecting steroids in the affected areas, and ultimate tattoo removal, the inflammation will be chronic. Another problem is that over time, the tattoo dye migrate, so the lines becomes fuzzier. This can be problematic with tattoo brows and eyeliner... ...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 physical activity safe after getting full sleeve tattoo?

Is physical activity safe after getting full sleeve tattoo?

Wait a bit: I would wait at least 24 hrs but ideally 48 hours. When you start exercising avoid stretching the skin in the area where you had the tattoo. Also avoid tight fitting clothing in the area where you had the tattoo or exercises that will place that tattoo'd area under a lot of friction against say the floor. Avoid soaking the area and keep it clean and dressed. ...Read more