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Can you have an epidural if you have a tattoo on your lower back?


Posted by mom111059, 24th August 2016


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  • That shouldn’t be a problem.


  • Not at all. Good luck


  • i don’t think it should be a problem. Its a needle injection.


  • I didn’t have an epidural but I believe it’s an injection so a tattoo shouldn’t be a problem.


  • Yes you can. The epidural is a needle injected into your spine, a tattoo won’t affect it :) I’d ask a doctor or midwife if you’re concerned.


  • An epidural is just an injection into the spine, I can’t see how a tattoo would affect that


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