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Is it safe to get a piercing if you are taking immune suppressing medication?

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In brief: Not a great idea

Piercings and tattoos are often not done in sterile environments.
There have been reports of disease transmission, i.E hepatitis in such parlors.

In brief: Not a great idea

Piercings and tattoos are often not done in sterile environments.
There have been reports of disease transmission, i.E hepatitis in such parlors.
Dr. Stuart Flechner
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In brief: Yes

As long as it's done professionally and is taken care of appropriately.
Any redness, swelling, or drainage should be evaluated by a physician.

In brief: Yes

As long as it's done professionally and is taken care of appropriately.
Any redness, swelling, or drainage should be evaluated by a physician.
Dr. Barry Browne
Dr. Barry Browne
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