We’ve see it all when it comes to tattoos, we’ve see a medical doctor who’s training to become a surgeon tattoo all her body and we thought she was the most tattooed woman on planet, until we came across this photo.
According to history, tattoos date back many thousands of years and The oldest evidence of human tattoos is believed to be from between 3370 BC and 3100 BC.
The lady in this photo appears to be enjoying a good time on the beach, sipping on a drink, while chillin on a yacht. Her entire body is covered in tattoo and it appears she’s on a cruise, a book can also be seen in her front, difinately she’s a traveler.
Are They Dangers in tattooing your body?
According to reports tattoos may not be too healthy and some of the possible effects of tattoos are:
- Allergic reaction to tattoo dyes, which may develop years later; signs of an allergic reaction include a rash at the tattoo site.
- Skin infection, such as a staph infection or tuberculosis.
- Development of nodules of inflamed tissue called granulomas around the tattoo site.
- Formation of keloids, which are overgrowths of scar tissue.
- Blood-borne diseases, such as hepatitis B, hepatitis C, HIV, and tetanus; these can be contracted by using contaminated tattoo needles that haven’t been sanitized.
- Interference with future magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) tests.
- Turning or swelling at the tattoo site.
Just resently, a man tattooed his body including his eyes and had his tongue split into two. This goes to tell how far people can go for body modification. The man in question also had his head modified into a horn.
Now the question is, can tattoos and body modification be undone?
According to a 2006 survey in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 24 percent of 18- to 50-year-olds have tattoos, and 17 percent have considered tattoo removal.
Tattoos are meant to be permanent, and it will cost a great deal and pains to get them removed. Your chance of successfully getting it removed varies with your skin color and the tattoo’s pigments and size.
Don’t try these at home!
In decades past, people trying to get rid of tattoos have gone to extreme measures to de-ink. For example, one technique known as dermabrasion involves scraping away or sanding down the skin. In salabrasion, a salt solution is rubbed into the skin and heated and scraped away. In both cases, when the area heals, the tattoo may be gone, but scars are likely to be left behind.
Surgically removing the tattoo is also likely to leave a scar. The tattooed skin is cut out and the surrounding skin is sewn back together. Occasionally, doctors can perform surgical removals of tiny tattoos.
So the next time you think of inking your body, remember the price that comes with it.
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