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Possibility of infection transmission on sharing needles - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi, Me n my friend had a tattoo done together, My friend first got it done n i got it done immediately after him, my question is if he had used the same needle which was used for my friend, wil there be any chance of getting infected by any skin diseases or anything related to it???
My friend's blood group is same as mine(o+).
Pls let me know wat should i do to clear the doubt of mine??
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Doctor :   Sharing needle will transmit blood related diseases
Doctor :   If your friend has any disease which is transmitted through blood, then you have a chance of getting it
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