I am a medical librarian and took a quick look in PubMed on the topic. There wasn't much on contraindications specifically in organ transplantation but there is lots on infectious risks of tattoos and special issues for people who are…"
"Hi all, I finally got my tatto, I day after the 2nd anniversary of my transplant, I got the Gift of Life Logo with my donors Name and a Rose Under it. could not be more pleased with it. Send my doctor an e-mail with the pic. and haven't seen…"
"One never knows indeed, I guess the problem I'm having is that I've research it and it doesn't seem as bad as my doctors claim. The other issue is, why isn't it the same across the board with all doctors. Why do some allow it and…"
"I've been waiting 1 1/2 years for double lung. I wanted to get a tatoo and didn't think I would be able to afterwards. I think it's a matter of opinion. My center has 3 doctors and they are like the three bears.…"
"Very well put. Sometimes, just for a second, I will think about something. Like trying to lose weight, Imay go ahead and eat something that I know I shouldn't, and think "I am talking about my life here". I,ve come too far to give up…"
"Gene, I'm so sorry that all this happened to u do to u wanting body art! I have also questioned if i get the go ahead after all this, if I will still get 1. I'd be lying if I said I don't want 1, but life…"
"Hi Kelly,I had a double Lung and Liver 3years 3 months ago..I see people get tattoo's after transplants but I never asked...But my whole Liver my Lung problem, started from Hep.C from a tattoo I got in 1973 over seas in the USMC. With…"
"All I can say is each doctor is differnt as is each patient. Did you have any difficulties, any rejection, any illnesses, your doc. knows what is best for each and may be this is something you just need to bring up with him periodically.
Hello Kelly, I have not been on the computer much either but was glad to hear from you. I have been approved for the transplant and after a couple of forms are received by the transplant team I should get listed. I sure it will be a while before I actually have the transpalnt but at least it will be in place. I met a lady that knows gentleman at rehab the other day who had a double about 15 years ago and he is still going strong. That and people like Kim below gives one a lot of hope.
I hope you are doing well and thanks for the email. Take care.
Hello Kelly, I did make my appointments and everything went well but then I received a call for another set of appointmnets for tomorrow checking some other test that I had done. Maybe thid time will take care if it.