About Medical Alert Tattoos

It’s all about the …. INK!

[By staff reporters]

A medical alert tattoo is quite different from a scar tattoo. People dealing with a serious medical condition, such as diabetes can have a tattoo showing that they are a diabetic, thus meaning a higher likelihood of getting help should they fall under attack and not be able to communicate their problem verbally.

Alert medical tattoos offer a permanent solution as compared to medical alert bracelets. Bracelets have been known to break, and that not only means waiting for a new bracelet, but usually having to spend more money to get a replacement as well. With the consent of their parents, these medical tattoos have even been known to be a solution for children dealing with these kinds of diseases.

People experiencing allergies that can lead to major complications may also consider medical alert tattoos. People who have a penicillin or peanut allergy for example, can benefit from this type of tattoo in the event they eat something that has peanuts in it without their knowledge. This can result in something called anaphylaxis, which is a condition that requires immediate attention and treatment.

DNR: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/do-not-resuscitate-dnr-tattoo-leaves-doctors-debating-whether-to-save-his-life/

MORE: Medical tattoos: http://www.freetattoodesigns.org/medical-tattoos.html

EVEN MORE DNR: https://www.kevinmd.com/blog/2017/11/worst-case-scenario-question-must-ask-patients-even-healthy-ones.html?utm_content=buffer4077d&utm_medium=social&utm_source=linkedin.com&utm_campaign=buffer

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One Response

  1. TATs

    This essay was chilling.

    Louise

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