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You'll Never Believe What the Leading Cause of Contaminated Tattoo Ink Is...

The FDA reports that this mistake can lead to dangerous skin infections

When it comes to getting a tattoo, the last thing you want to worry about is an infection. Tattoo infections occur when contaminated ink enters the body via the tattoo, which is essentially an open wound. Tattoo infections are not only damaging to the tattoo, but they can also affect your health. The FDA reports that some infections can take months to cure and may even require hospitalization or surgery. Many believe that tattoo infections only occur because of unclean stations and contaminated needles, however, you will soon find out that this is not the case.

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