15 May 23:22
Looks, friends & family
Do you have a tattoo? And if you do, how did your psoriasis react to it?
My grandad had an awesome eagle on his back that I always loved as a kid, but not sure if getting one is such a good idea knowing my track record with skin.
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16 May 00:16
I have quite a few tattoos and I don't think it any effect on my p as far as I could tell!
16 May 01:30
I have a few tattoos...most have gotten P while healing but no damage to tattoos
16 May 08:03
I've commented to Claire in an earlier post. any injury to the skin, whether from a tattoo or a mozzie bite can result in a flare-up in the area. This is known as the Koebner Effect. The not so nice thing is that you might not only get P rocking up at the tattoo site but any other lesions you have may become worse due to the inflammatory reaction caused by the tattoo.
16 May 09:43
i recently had a tattoo and my p is attacking it but not damaging the design...but it does look horrible covered in p..hopefully it will go and leave it looking ok..
16 May 11:52
I got my first tattoo last October, I wanted it for years but I was afraid with my psoriasis! It healed exceptionally well and I got my second one 2 months later! I think you will be ok as long as it's not over psoriasis or over where you've had a flare up in the past!
16 May 13:02
I have 9 tattoos in total no e have been effected by my psoriasis... but hair dye and henna tattoos are a different matter.... i react badly to these and my psoriasis go all septic and horrid 😩
16 May 13:24
Hi Jack, I have tattoos and found that my skin healed very quickly, but I also made sure I was not in the middle of a flare up
16 May 14:14
I have a tattoo and psoriasis doesn't treat it any differently. I'll get spots on clear skin and tattooed skin in equal measures.
Don't let psoriasis stop you from getting something you love - it'll give you more reason to expose your skin to the sunshine which seems to help clear the spots.
16 May 16:19
Have numurous tattoos. Got another one last year and it flared up, tried a smaller one...flared up again. It's a new reaction though as I have had several with no reaction ever.
16 May 16:33
I Have A tattoo On The Inner Lower Left Arm and I Have Had No reaction At All
16 May 19:46
Awesome stuff, glad to hear that most people haven't had any major problems. Now the hardest part - deciding what to get!
16 May 23:42
I have many tattoos and suffer severely with psoriasis
As long as you keep on top of your creams n ointments you should be fine
17 May 04:57
it take over my tattoos hardly se them some times
17 May 06:10
I don't think that I would get a tat. Why take the chance of causing another problem?
19 May 00:17
I haven't had a reaction and I've healed really quickly
19 May 08:03
Hi jack, I've got 2 one on my leg and the other on my inner arm, I had no trouble with healing it healed quickly, no infections and strangely enough I never get affected on those areas...sometimes I wish I could be brace enough to cover my whole body with tattoos
21 May 16:54
Hi jack I have many my skin fine your body you do what you want only you live inyour skin
21 May 19:12
i wouldn't risk it.
15 Oct 19:52
I have 3 tattoos and it healed great and didn’t effect my psoriasis one bit my tattooist said I could but it never did phew .
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