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American Academy of Dermatology: “Dermatologist warns consumers about complications linked to newer tattoo inks.”
American Association of Family Physicians: “Management of Keloids and Hypertrophic Scars.”
FDA.gov: “Think Before You Ink: Are Tattoos Safe?”
Harvard Health Publications: “Tattoos and Infection: Think Before You Ink.”
Mayo Clinic: “Allergic reaction to red ink.”
Mayo Clinic: “Tattoos: Understand risks and precautions.”
Medscape: “Dermatologic Conditions in Men of African Ancestry: Tattoo Skin Reactions.”
Medscape: “Tattoo Reactions.”
Medscape: “Tattoo Skin Reactions.”
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