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    Liver transplant patients and Tattos
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    ScarlyLucky posted:
    Hi. I am a 18 year old two time Liver Transplant patient I've had my liver for seven years with no problems! I want to get aprox. five tattos. Is that possible for a liver patient?
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    mrscora01 responded:
    I would check with your center to see what they have to say. I do know of transplant patients who have gotten tattoos. How safe it is, I just don't know. I do know that you run a risk of hepatitis sometimes from unsafe practitioners so you would have to go somewhere with an excellent reputation and history. I'm not sure I'd put my organ at risk for something cosmetic. There is always a risk with something that pierces the skin.

    Sorry I can't be more help.

    Cora


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