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Can someone get a tattoo with a defibrillator?

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Dr. Christopher White
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Yes

Tattoo needles and ink carry serious risks of transmitting diseases such as hepatitis, but will not trigger a defibrillator.

In brief: Yes

Tattoo needles and ink carry serious risks of transmitting diseases such as hepatitis, but will not trigger a defibrillator.
Dr. Christopher White
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Dr. Jay Zimmerman
Dermatology

In brief: Maybe

I would be concerned with any patient seeking an elective tattoo procedure with a defibrillator.
The electric needle gun could cause the defibrillator to discharge spontaneously - especially if the device is used over the skin near the defibrillator device. It is best to avoid tattoos in this situation.

In brief: Maybe

I would be concerned with any patient seeking an elective tattoo procedure with a defibrillator.
The electric needle gun could cause the defibrillator to discharge spontaneously - especially if the device is used over the skin near the defibrillator device. It is best to avoid tattoos in this situation.
Dr. Jay Zimmerman
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