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Originally posted by getreadyalready
There is nothing about government regulation that is fair, I can guarantee that, so my solution is to get rid of it entirely. If we can't do the job right, and someone is going to suffer despite our best efforts, and our efforts often result in the wrong people suffering, then we should toss the whole thing and side on the side of Liberty!
"Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. Great men are almost always bad men, even when they exercise influence and not authority, still more when you superadd the tendency or the certainty of corruption by authority. There is no worse heresy than that the office sanctifies the holder of it." en.wikipedia.org...
Originally posted by getreadyalready
reply to post by Annee
This is supported and endorsed by the Medical Community, and through their lobbyists it is also supported by the state and federal legislators.
So, how is a tattoo worse than breast implants for an impressionable young person?
Originally posted by wingsfan
I personally think this is something the kid is gonna use to appear "hard" rather then just mourning his brother. a first and early step in thug-dom. and is it any surprise they all resemble lil wayne? who's own album cover shows a tatted up kid?
I don't agree with the parenting here.
Originally posted by sweetnlow
Georgia is a state full of Inbred's
So goes to figure
Originally posted by hadriana
Maybe all this comes down to how society feels about tattoos.
Is it society's place to make a judgement based on something that really harms none?
Is a small tattoo disfigurement or is it adornment?
Since an infected tattoo could potentially kill you, you should not take any symptoms you have lightly. Even if you just have a "funny feeling" about it, you should check with your doctor to be on the safe side. You also want to make sure you are taking the proper precautions to prevent an infection in the first place. Your tattoo may take days or weeks to heal depending on its size, the care you take and any personal hereditary or health issues you may have. You need to keep the area clean and protected until it is properly healed. Using an antibiotic ointment can help keep bacteria out, but you don't want to wear it 24/7 because it won't let oxygen in either.
Any open wound can get infected with staph bacteria, and that's basically what a tattoo is - an area of your skin covered with puncture wounds. That's the biggest reason why you have to take very good care of your tattoo, especially when it's healing. A tattoo anyplace where your clothing will rub on it (like hip, shoulder, foot, etc.) is more prone to infection.
Originally posted by AK907ICECOLD
YOU LET YOUR DAUGHTER GET HER EAR PIERCED?!?!?!?
JK, that's why its called consent, if her lawyer is good she with be compensated.
Enough said, stupid and ignorant people, her rights have been taken.
There are many health risks of getting tattoos
this makes it important to minimize the danger of contracting a disease or infection. If a tattoo needle or ink is not sterile there is a risk of getting Hepatitis B or C, HIV, AIDS or some kind of infection. These health risks of getting tattoos are not to be taken lightly and in the worst case scenario they can even be fatal. Other health risks of getting tattoos include allergic reactions to the substances used in the equipment and inks.
A tattoo should be seen as any other wound that involves penetration of the skin, bleeding and scabbing. The health risks of getting tattoos are the same as those for other wounds and this also means that it is possible to end up with a severe and serious disease. The most common and contagious sicknesses that make up the health risks of getting tattoos are Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, HIV or AIDS and various infections. One way to reduce the risk of a contagious disease is to check on vaccinations and if necessary refresh the hepatitis and tetanus shots. Being vaccinated is one way of reducing the health risks of getting tattoos. Also make sure that the artist uses disposable gloves and needles, as well as fresh ink.
The health risks of getting tattoos are not limited to the dangers of non-sterile needles and inks. It just may be that you also have a medical condition or allergies that will be affected by the tattoo process. In case health risks of getting tattoos are posed due to certain medical conditions then it is recommended to seek the opinion of a doctor before doing anything. Allergies are different though and you need to know what materials you will come in contact with before starting the inking process. Common allergies that can become serious health risks of getting tattoos include those against cod liver oil, latex, nickel and mercury. Allergies do not have to cause health risks of getting tattoos so serious that you have to forget it, but instead you will have to use replacements and possibly avoid certain colors. Not only is your health at risk, but a serious reaction will also ruin the tattoo.
Especially inks contain metals like mercury and nickel that present health risk. In order to test for allergies before the tattoo gets inked, let the artist put a drop into your skin and then wait for a day. If no reaction occurs, then you don’t have to fear any health risks of getting tattoos. With other things like the after care creams you will just have to read the ingredients and if necessary look for a replacement before the tattoo is done.