|Tattoo: Reused needle but inkless
Nov 8, 2010
My friend had a tattoo gun, there were about 7 who had used that same needle but all of them were inkless (there was no ink being used at all). I was the last one to get an ink-less tattoo but there was like a 30 minutes time period between me and the last guy who used the needle and the needle was cleaned with a tissue paper (so its dry).
I'm very concerned that I might have gotten HIV through this.
Response from Dr. McGovern
HCv, HIV and Hemophilia
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