Called the dangerous effects of tattoos

Called the dangerous effects of tattoos

Scientists from the Moscow Scientific and Practical Center for Dermatovenereology and Cosmetology mention the most dangerous diseases that can develop as a result of the rejection of the body of the color pigments used in applying the tattoo. The results of the study are published in the article "Observation of the formation of red flat lichen at the site of a tattoo", reports on the basis of

According to a specialist in laser technologies in cosmetics Vitaly Mikryukov, an allergic reaction is usually caused by a red pigment. To obtain this color, a pink-red mercury mineral of cinnabar is used: it is it that provokes irritation.

Dermatovenereologist Elena Kovtunova talked about another common problem – Staphylococcus aureus. This infection occurs when the owner of a fresh tattoo does not take good care of her and the healing process is accompanied by a purulent inflammation.

Kovtunova also warned of the risk of hepatitis C if no sterility was observed during the drawing. "Scientists have done a lot of research – 124 scientific works from 30 countries analyzed – and found a direct link between the amount of tattoos on the human body and the development of hepatitis C. People with tattoos, especially if they are covered with large parts of the body , are at increased risk of getting hepatitis, "- she warned.

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