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Tattoos

Tattoos

I was told by a family member that getting tats can cause spreading?? I have a sleeve and several other tats but never noticed spread due to tats or that i noticed. I have how ever noticed it spreads under them but not covering them, Anyone here got a opinion ?? for years ive said i was going cover my spots with tats but at this point its spread to much . I have always been embarrassed especially when ppl ask questions or points it out I never understood why some ppl went out of there way to… read more

posted February 11
A MyVitiligoTeam Member

I already had tattoos also. But I can not get tattoos on mind. Because if they stick a needle on my white patches it get a redness. They doctor told me not to let anyone doctor stick a needle in my white patches because it irritates my skin and redness and rash. People are different. You won’t know unless you try.

posted March 18
A MyVitiligoTeam Member

I don't have any either, I guess I don't have the nerve to go through that. I don't do well with pain but I agree with aliciaroufs...."Go For It'. P S. My Brother in law doesn't have vitiligo but he has a sleeve and a boat load of tats. 😀

posted February 12
A MyVitiligoTeam Member

We are beautiful God loves us.

posted May 6
A MyVitiligoTeam Member

As u can see....it just actually fades ink away....hang in their...Ived had it all my life... recently the ones around my eyes started coming out...stress... worries..anger... blablablabla...then I noticed my so call other have changing her attitude and feelings tors me...maybe that was a reason for her to leave me...wa wa...it wasn't ment to be...

posted February 26
A MyVitiligoTeam Member

I don't think it does cause I got lots of tattoos and ...yeah they spread and it's not cause of the tattoos.. vitaligo will actually fade the tattoos alittle...so reink them..darker ink..that will cover most of the vitaligo.

posted February 26

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