MRSA and Tattoos—How Big is the Risk?

That can sound pretty scary, but by following Universal Precautions, your artist can reduce your risk of exposure to infectious bacteria and bloodborne pathogens almost completely.Universal Precautions—which some tattoo artists refer to as a “sterile chain of events”—is a set of precautionary steps defined by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) to prevent the spread of disease.…

Can you still get tattoos while having MRSA? Yahoo Answers

Nov 02, 2013 · Can you still get tattoos while having MRSA? ... If you ve ever had MRSA you know it can be life altering! I previously contracted this super bug in a tattooing session and it took me a full year and several courses of IV antibiotics to finally rid myself of it. ... Just a note, MRSA can completely distort you tattoo and make it riddled with ...…

MRSA Infection in a Tattoo BME: Tattoo, Piercing and ...

Aug 09, 2007 · MRSA Infection in a Tattoo. Posted on August 9, 2007 by Shannon ... I always treat like it is here in Vegas because I’ve had too many cultures come back positive to not just assume that it’s going to be resistant but I don’t declare it MRSA just based on appearances. ... Even in the most sterile shop you cAN GET mrsa SINCE STAPH AND OTHER ...…