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Is it safe for a CHF patient to get tattoo?

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Is it safe to get a tattoo with CHF?
Posted Tue, 22 May 2012 in Heart Failure
Answered by Dr. Pavan Kumar Gupta 3 hours later
Hello and thanks for query.
Since tattoo involves breach of skin,one has danger of skin infections,HIV,hepatitis B,hepatitis C,tuberculosis,allergic reactions reactions if the instruments or needles used are not sterlised properly.
There is no danger for a CHF patient if he gets a tattoo.
I hope to have answered your query however you can revert to me for any follow up query.
Thanks and best of luck.
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