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Hi Everyone. I have a small tattoo on my wrist(inner side) which is three letters (MAA). Does this affect in my matching process?? pls do reply if anybody knows anything related to it? thank you
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doubt it. If it's noticed, you may be asked what it stands for and as long as it's not something offensive it should be fine. If you are really concerned you can always cover it with a watch/bracelet
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I hope it stands for Match At Anaesthesiology.... tee hee

dont worry. You will be fine. You are who you are.
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