Health Risks of Temporary Tattoos Some of the ingredients in temporary tattoos act as allergens, which causes skin reactions such as itching, redness, swelling and irritation. While these reactions usually fade quickly, some temporary tattoo ingredients cause skin sensitization. This means that future exposure to these chemicals could lead to more serious reactions. The textile […]
The Risk of Viral Hepatitis from Tattoos
Tattoos are all the rage these days, with shows like LA Ink showing off tattoos and the tattoo culture. While tattoos allow you to express who you are in a permanent way, getting a tattoo carries a risk of developing an infection, especially if the tattoo artist doesn’t use strict safety procedures.
Quick Review of Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C
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