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What No One Will Tell You About Getting That Tattoo Art You Wish For.


tatTattooing is a form of art that will stick in the body of a person’s lifetime. But the art of body painting is sometimes done in a way that is not safe at risk of serious infectious diseases to the body. See plus minus first, before you or those close to paint your body.

The decision to get a tattoo should have well-thought, because this art form is still very difficult to remove. Removing tattoos take long, expensive and can damage skin tissue. When creating a tattoo was actually damage tissue and cause trauma to the skin.

Some of the side effects that may arise from tattooing is a risk of infection, such as the use of un-sterilized needles or content of harmful substances from the ink used. Some of the victims began to fall viral infection Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).

Tattoo ink is generally made from suspensions of particles that are soluble in water such as mercury, cadmium, tin and iron are injected under the skin to form an image by using a needle. The risk of infection can also occur during the manufacture of tattoo ink used for containing hazardous substances.

Prof. Helen Suh MacIntosh, an expert in environmental health from Harvard University said some diseases that can be generated from non-sterile-tattooing process are:
1. HIV-AIDS Infection
2. Hepatitis B or C
3. TB
4. Mycobacterium
5. syphilis
6. malaria
7. Leprosy.

Some types of red ink to create a permanent tattoo does contain mercury and some heavy metals such as cadmium or different iron oxides.

According to Prof Helen, the metals contained in a tattoo that is used on the skin have been known to cause allergic reactions, eczema, scarring,and can also cause sensitivity to mercury.

Colors other than standard tattoo ink is also derived from heavy metals (including lead, antimony, beryllium, chromium nickel, cobalt, and arsenic). Just as heavy metals in red ink, these inks can also cause skin reactions in some people.

For that he thought a tattoo of materials must include the risk of heavy metal content, including lead, arsenic, etc., and which many linked to cancer and birth defects.

Exposure to heavy objects that usually appear many years after people get a tattoo. When examined with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for example, people can burn or sting tattoos because of heavy metals in the ink is affected by magnetic fields.

Losses have a permanent tattoo could be;

1. The pain must be felt by someone when making a tattoo because its manufacture uses a needle containing the ink according to the desired color.
2. The high costs to get a tattoo.
3. Is permanent so it can not be removed easily, if you want to delete it does not always work 100 percent and the price is very expensive.
4. After years of color can fade or emerging fault lines of the drawing.
5. Fashion and trends are always changing, it could be now the picture is the trend but it could be something ancient next few years.
6. Maybe the tattoo will look attractive at the age of 20 years, but it would be unusual after the age of 50 years old.
7. There is a risk of infection from any tattooing, such as from non-sterile needles or the ink containing dangerous substances.

The advantage of having a permanent tattoo;

1. Tattoos can express a personal, artistic or messages that are meaningful to the owner of the body.
2. There is a certain satisfaction if you have something different to others.
3. Tattoos can be a characteristic of a person.

Owners are generally aware that a permanent tattoo ‘painting’ it will stick in the skin throughout life. But there are also regrets or less satisfied, and then want to delete it.Several techniques such as removing tattoos finally done dermabrasion (scrubbing the skin to the outer layer peeling), slicing the skin, Cryotherapy(using liquid nitrogen eliminates the temperature is below freezing),anti-tattoo cream, laser.

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