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Is there any kind of poisoning associated with getting tattoos?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Infections.

Tattoing can lead to infections with organisms like clostridium tetani, streptococcus pyogenes, staphylococcus aureus pseudomonas aeruginosa, haemophilus ducreyi, treponema pallidum & mycobacterium leprae.
It can cause illnesses like sepsis, impetigo, tetanus & erysipelas.

In brief: Infections.

Tattoing can lead to infections with organisms like clostridium tetani, streptococcus pyogenes, staphylococcus aureus pseudomonas aeruginosa, haemophilus ducreyi, treponema pallidum & mycobacterium leprae.
It can cause illnesses like sepsis, impetigo, tetanus & erysipelas.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. John Hanna
Family Medicine

In brief: Tattoo

There always can be contaminants in the ink, but to the best of my knowledge that is not a problem.

In brief: Tattoo

There always can be contaminants in the ink, but to the best of my knowledge that is not a problem.
Dr. John Hanna
Dr. John Hanna
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