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Old 01-17-2011, 04:14 PM
 
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I kept my mouth shut as Im not her mother. She have had heart surgery due to a murmur and defective heart valve as a young child. I know she takes meds before dental procedures.

I asked if she tooks any meds before getting a tattoo and her response was no. What's your experience with people getting tattoos who have heart conditions?
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Old 01-17-2011, 04:19 PM
 
Location: NYC
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My experience is that is isn't any of my business. Your friend is a grown woman, move along and MYOB!
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Old 01-17-2011, 04:28 PM
 
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Are you saying she takes blood thinners? If so, that probably wasn't the smartest thing then. I could never take blood thinners. I get cut or sliced at work almost daily. I usually don't bleed long. Just be careful.
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Old 01-17-2011, 04:30 PM
 
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Your friend is stupid. Sorry.
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Old 01-17-2011, 04:32 PM
 
Location: Up in the air
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A really good friend of mine has had open heart surgery twice and he received a tattoo a few years back. He took every precaution he could, but he told me he wasn't going to let his condition hold him back from living his life.

All you can do is make sure your friend is being as safe as possible. The more you tell her she shouldn't do it, the more she's going to want to.
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Old 01-17-2011, 04:35 PM
 
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Seriously? There are people who would risk their lives to get a tat?

I mean, guys, let's get real. It's not a statement of philosophy or religious faith. It's not a political belief. It's a stupid little piece of art that's permanently inked into one's skin, one that typically starts looking like a skin disease a few years down the road. It's a leisure suit that one can't ever take off.

And yet there are folks who would risk their lives to have one?
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Old 01-17-2011, 04:38 PM
 
Location: Houston, TX
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Darwin at work.
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Old 01-17-2011, 07:59 PM
 
Location: Tucson
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Seriously? There are people who would risk their lives to get a tat?
Hey, priorities... Cat over human being; tat over life...
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Old 01-17-2011, 08:32 PM
 
Location: La lune et les étoiles
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OP, maybe its time to make new, smarter friends.....just saying.
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Old 01-17-2011, 10:25 PM
 
Location: Southern California
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I'm not seeing how a tattoo will have any impact on her heart condition.
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