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If you are thinking about having a tattoo or body piercing, go to a
reputable studio. Look for or ask about the following:
Although the piercing industry is not as well-regulated as the health
care industry, some states have hygienic regulations to ensure safe tattooing
practices. Check with your city or county health department to find out whether
there have been any complaints about the studio you are thinking of
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerWilliam H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerH. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine
Current as ofSeptember 9, 2014
Current as of:
September 9, 2014
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & H. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine
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