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Discussion in 'Diabetes Discussions' started by Cath40, May 17, 2014.

  1. Cath40

    Cath40 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Is wanting to get a tattoo on my foot what are peoples thoughts on this is it a good idea or would that be a big no no
     
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    mo1905 Type 1 · BANNED

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    Tattoo's generally no problem but the foot may not be a great idea as us diabetics often struggle with feet and healing etc. It's your body but I would personally not get one on my foot. Good luck, whatever you decide :)
     
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  3. Cath40

    Cath40 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    thanks for your reply yeah thats wot i was thinking as i think i would be quite worried about the healing and if it may not heal
     
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    Miss90 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I think you will be ok, go to a tattoo parlour that's well established and clean! I've got a tattoo on the bottom of my neck and had no problems with it healing!


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    Indy51 Type 2 · Expert

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    Even for non-diabetics, a tattoo on the foot takes longer to heal and is more painful. I had one a long time before my diagnosis and that's what the tattooist warned me about and he was right.
     
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    I have a tattoo on my foot and got it done close to when i started having symptoms so my blood sugar levels were properly all over the place and that healed fine so I'm sure u'll be ok like others have said just make sure its some where that has a good reputation and pay attention to the advice they give


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