Tattoos, Body Piercings, and Health, 1st Edition

  • Leanne Currie-McGhee
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  • ISBN-10: 1601525656
  • ISBN-13: 9781601525659
  • DDC: 391.6
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 80 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released August 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Tattoos and body piercings are becoming more common and accepted among all parts of society. People who decorate themselves with permanent body art find they must deal with several potential health-related issues such as blood-borne diseases, infections and skin reactions. As a result, many who want to get tattoos or body piercings are learning there are ways to prevent such complications.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Introduction: Pain and Relief.
1: Tattooing and Body Piercing Today.
No Experience Necessary.
When Teens Lack Discipline.
2: Tattoo Health Risks.
MRI Interference.
Not a Good Mix.
3: Body Piercing Health Risks.
Don’t Touch the Cheek.
Darkening of the Skin.
4: Body Art for Health and Well-Being.
Floral Head.
Changing Lives.
5: Removal Challenges.
Tattoo Nightmares.
Industry Growth.
Source Notes.
For Further Research.
Picture Credits.
About the Author.