Lupus and tattoo removal? Please help.

I have lupus and also take warfarin, I would like to get a tattoo removed but there is limited information available for people with lupus and the risks of getting their tattoo's removed. Is laser a safe option? is it even possible for someone with an autoimmune disease to have their tattoo removed?

Doctor Answers 1

Picosecond laser and an experienced doctor needed

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Hello and thanks for your question.

Lupus and warfarin will make this difficult and a picosecond laser and an experienced doctor is needed. A test patch to gauge healing would be recommended.

Wishing you all the best,

Dr Murray from Absolute Cosmetic Medicine

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