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This Is Why You Should Never Get A Tattoo

Having a tattoo is a tough decision to make because you will have it for most of your life. While they can be quite beautiful and meaningful, they also have risks.

Thus, you should read this first if you think that having a tattoo is completely safe today with the imposed regulations.

This Is Why You Should Never Get A Tattoo

This Is Why You Should Never Get A Tattoo

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Negative effects

Negative effects

Having a tattoo can actually lead to undesirable health effects.

Various problems

Various problems

For every 1 in 10 people with a tattoo, there is a case of itchiness, infection, or swelling.

Found through a study

Found through a study

This was discovered through a small study conducted in June that was published in the journal named Contact Dermatitis.

Various complications

Various complications

Several people who participated in the study had the previously mentioned complications that lasted for years.

Risks are always there

Risks are always there

One of the authors named Dr. Marie Leger noted that she was having more and more patients with tattoo-related issues.

Chronic problems

Chronic problems

10 percent of the 300 participants had problems related to tattoos. For every 6 out of 10 people with complications, the problems were chronic that meant they lasted for years.

Infection through tattoos

Infection through tattoos

While tattoo parlors are ideally regulated, some are not as highly scrutinized. Red dyes have nitrogen compounds while black ink has carbon-based pigments, and both of them have been initially linked to various skin reactions.

Always be willing to ask for help

Always be willing to ask for help

While getting a tattoo is obviously risky, people should still not hesitate to approach a doctor if complications are experienced. They can provide the needed ointments and oral steroids.

Tattoo removal

Tattoo removal

Sometimes, the best solution to get rid of tattoo complications is to have the tattoos removed entirely.

This is also dangerous

This is also dangerous

However, having your tattoo removed can also lead to anaphylactic reactions that are deadly enough as it can close your throat and lead to a reduction in blood pressure.

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