When tattoos go wrong

When tattoos go wrong

If imperfectly cleaned equipment is used, there is a risk of infection. The worry is being infected with a blood-borne virus such as HIV, hepatitis B or hepatitis C.

Millions of people around the world, including Australians, are tattooed with chemical products of unknown specification, purity and sterility.

Cheap inks bought on the internet have unknown ingredients and can produce unknown long term effects.


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