Can You Get a Tattoo If You Have Psoriasis?
When you love body art, you see skin as a canvas—but what if psoriasis is in the picture? Some people with this skin condition do get tattoos.
But if you're thinking about taking that step, having psoriasis means there are extra factors to consider.
Make a Statement
Tattoos can be a way to adorn your body and express yourself. One thing a tattoo can't do, however, is cover up your plaques—the raised, red, scaly patches of skin caused by psoriasis. Fortunately, many parts of the body where psoriasis is common—such as the scalp, elbows, and knees—aren't prime tattoo locations anyway.
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