Old tattoos can also break off if damaged as well as when removed. Because the skin on the back of the arm where the tattoo was originally visible has thick underarm skin like your leg that sticks out above the elbow, removing the tattoo is also risky. Although there are a couple of good tattoo removal treatments available, they’re all expensive.
What should I do if someone steals my tattoo?
If you know that someone has just stolen your tattoo, you should immediately take it off. If you’re not sure, ask your physician if you should take your tattoo off and leave it in public or in a secure locker.
What are the risks of old tattoos?
Tattoos can cause complications such as breakage, blood-stream loss, infection, or other problems. It’s normal for tattoos to get a little faded from time to time, but if you decide that your old tattoos aren’t worth the risk and you want them gone, you can ask the person who took your old tattoo to return it.
How do I know if my tattoos are a good idea?
There’s no clear-cut prescription for tattoo removal. Your physician can recommend the best course of action based on his or her own history and experience. Sometimes, if your doctor thinks you haven’t gone out of your way to protect your skin, he or she might suggest that you go back for a second opinion.
Is the tattoo removal process invasive or stressful for me?
Tattoos are one of the most common procedures in most health care organizations and most health insurance companies. Inexpensive tattoo removal is often recommended under the supervision of a qualified health care professional. The removal process is not easy, however, and it should never be feared or feared if you need to have your tattoos removed.
Is tattoo removal safe?
Tattoos can break off on their own (like they do) or if they are damaged by the removal process. However, not all tattoos get damaged and some also get new ones during the removal process. Because your old skin may still be visible, you should keep it covered while your tattoo removal is being completed. If you aren’t certain if your tattoo is worth removing, go ahead and proceed as quickly and painlessly as possible.
Are there any exceptions to the rules we recommend?
Yes! In most cases, depending on the type of tattoo being removed – a permanent tattoo on the back of the forearm, the back of a leg, or