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It is Wednesday and I am having a percutaneous nephrolithotomy on my kidney on Tuesday. Is it safe to get a small tattoo on my upper arm on Friday?

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Dr. Edwin Ishoo
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery

In brief: Kidney procedure

No. Tattoo is not a good idea before an invasive procedure.
There is a risk for infection that may complicate or delay your necessary medical procedure.

In brief: Kidney procedure

No. Tattoo is not a good idea before an invasive procedure.
There is a risk for infection that may complicate or delay your necessary medical procedure.
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
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