|MadSci Network: Medicine|
Michael, The short answer to your question is no. The long answer is this: There are several methods of removing and hiding tattoos used by dermatologists these days. The most prevalent is laser removal, where a red-seeking laser is used to burn away the dyes, leaving a very light scar when it heals. The second is another tattoo, using a skin-colored dye, over the original tattoo. The dye is mixed to match surrounding skin tone and is applied over the tattoo, leaving no scar but sometimes not being a perfect match of skin tone. I hope I have been of help, but I suggest you ask a real dermatologist. -Danny Fletcher
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