Health and Wellness

With Every Tattoo Comes Health Risks and They’re Not Pretty or Cool

Posted by Linda Ly, M.D. on Sep 23, 2015 1:00:00 PM

Tattoos have grown increasingly popular and are not uncommon among my patients. I’ve seen everything from a little heart or butterfly hidden on the inside of an ankle to body art that covers nearly every inch of skin. I read somewhere that 1 in 5 adults has a tattoo and 40 percent of millennials have at least one. To tat or not to tat is a personal decision. Just don’t go into it blindly. Before you put yourself into the hands of a tattoo artist, there are some health considerations you should think about.

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