Beware: Pigments from tattoos may reach the lymph nodes

According to researchers, microscopic particles from tattoos can travel within the body and reach the lymph nodes,

Beware: Pigments from tattoos may reach the lymph nodesAlong with pigments, tattoo inks contain preservatives and contaminants such as nickel, chromium, manganese and cobalt. “When someone wants to get a tattoo, they are often very careful in choosing a parlor where they use sterile needles that haven’t been used previously. No one checks the chemical composition of the colors, but our study shows […]