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How long does the ink stay in the body?

After the treatment, how long does the ink stay in the body before the blood cells carry it away?
I would like to move forward with tattoo removal treatments, but I am planning to get pregnant in September, when do I stop the treatments to be safe?

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Replied on 3/21/2011

By: Celibre Medical Corporation  |  Laser Tattoo Removal
Torrance, CA

Tattoo removal is a very slow process, typically occurring over 5-15
treatments in a period of 6 months - 3 years. If you get pregnant, we
would just recommend putting your treatment program on hold.

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