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Tattoos Are Beautiful - But Here's The Ugly Truth About Allergic Reactions To Tattoo Ink

Researchers have discovered that around ten percent of New Yorkers with tattoos experience a severe allergic reaction after getting inked. Experts believe this is caused by chemical compounds in tattoo inks.

Life May 31, 2015

People Allergic To Tattoo Ink More Common Than Previously Thought, Says Study

Skin inflammations are normal when getting a tattoo, but more so than just physical irritation, researchers have found that people are allergic to the actual tattoo ink used.

Life May 29, 2015

Contaminated tattoo ink could be cause of dangerous infection

Tattoo ink could be contaminated with dangerous bacteria, according to the FDA. There may be more of the dangerous ink out in the marketplace.

Life August 10, 2014

Tattoo inks recalled as FDA warns of infections

Some tattoo inks have been recalled as a result of bacterial infection. The FDA warns consumers to inspect their tattoo inks before doing an in-home tattoo or getting one done.

Life August 7, 2014

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