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Will laser tattoo removal on lower back hurt the spine?

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Posted on Thu, 28 May 2015
Question: Is it safe to have a tattoo thats located on my lower back removed? Can the laser hurt my spine?
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Answered by Dr. Sudhir Kumar (31 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
It is unlikely to hurt spine.

Detailed Answer:

Hi
Thanks for your query

I'm Dr Sudhir Kumar

I have gone through your query and understand your concern.It is safe to remove tattoo on your lower back. It is unlikely to hurt spine as laser are very precise and spine is much deeper than skin so it is unlikely to hurt spine if properly used. You can discuss with your doctor about it.

Hope your query get answered. If you have any clarification then I will be happy to help you.

Wishing you a good health.
Take care.

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Will laser tattoo removal on lower back hurt the spine?

Brief Answer: It is unlikely to hurt spine. Detailed Answer: Hi Thanks for your query I'm Dr Sudhir Kumar I have gone through your query and understand your concern.It is safe to remove tattoo on your lower back. It is unlikely to hurt spine as laser are very precise and spine is much deeper than skin so it is unlikely to hurt spine if properly used. You can discuss with your doctor about it. Hope your query get answered. If you have any clarification then I will be happy to help you. Wishing you a good health. Take care.