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Is it safe to get a tattoo while suffering from Rheumatoid arthritis ?

Im 17 and i want to get a nose percing and a tattoo. Would it effect me in a bad way beacuse of my RA? Is it safe?
Asked On : Tue, 22 Mar 2011
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these are surgical procedures. all surgical procedures need strict asepsis and protection against contamination
pigments used in tattooing should be inoccuouss and sterile
Answered: Tue, 22 Mar 2011
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If you are stable, nose piercing is safe, so is tattoo, if done carefully and hygienically. There are always chances of infection , so do it one by one, and in case of symptoms visit your physician immediately.


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Answered: Tue, 22 Mar 2011
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