As beautiful it may looks, but tattoos are dangerous to health. However, tattooing is gaining more and more new people who, fascinated by the art, forget about the health risks.
The tattoo is considered as a timeless fashion. And our favorite celebrities are also fans of the ancient art of body art. Some of the stars that are tattoo lovers are Rihanna, Angelina Jolie, Deyvad Beckham, Eva Longoria, Megan Fox. So when you decide to follow the fashion tendencies or you want to look like some of your favorite celebrities you should never forget that besides being beautiful, tattoos are harmful to health.
Tattoos break the integrity of the skin, which gives “green light” for bacteria and parasites to penetrate in it. There is also a danger, if there is a poor hygiene in the studio for tattoos and inadequate sterilization of instruments for tattooing, the skin can be infected with different viruses including possibility to get AIDS. The most common thing you can “catch” after tattooing is hepatitis C. If after tattooing a serious inflammation appears on the skin, this is proof that the man who made the tattoo did not work hygienically. Redness and possible occurrence of small bubbles are normal and should disappear within four weeks, but if the symptoms continue after the normal period, it means that you are probably infected with something.
Tattoos can cause allergic reactions due to the used chemicals – chromium, cobalt. The damage to the health from tattoos also depends on where they are and how big they are.
Tattoos on the back at waist can be dangerous if there is needed to be made lumbar puncture because of the possibility of introduction of metal particles into the spinal canal.