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Suggestion for making tattoo on mole - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi.
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   hi im just wondering if you can tattoo over a mole?
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
Doctor :   You are not supposed to tattoo over a birth mark.
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok
User :   but what are the risks if you tattoo over a raised mole?
User :   ???
Doctor :   Any birth deformity or mark or mole
Doctor :   should not be tampered with
Doctor :   as the skin is weak there
Doctor :   and cannot hold the pigments
User :   what does hold the pigments mean?
Doctor :   The pigments would irritate the area further more
Doctor :   and could lead to cancers
User :   whats the chance of that?
Doctor :   there is a very high chance
User :   ok thanks
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Doctor :   Hi
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