Knowledge Corner

neScholarVolume 3, Issue 4 2017

Knowledge Corner

The tattoos on our hands, neck or arms may catch some attention, but they come with risks.

We all know that a permanent tattoo can cause health hazard. How? It is learnt that toxic impurities of the tattoo ink can travel inside our body as nano particles, causing chronic enlargement of the lymph nodes. The researchers said that “pigments from tattoos would travel to the lymph nodes because of visual evidence. The lymph nodes become tinted with the colour of the tattoo. It is the response of the body to clean the site of entrance of the tattoo.”

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Volume 3, Issue 4 2017