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I have a few tats from military. They are easily covered even with short sleeve shirt.

I wonder if it matters in residency if a person has ink
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Quoting answer from the other forum:
Ideally it shouldn't, realistically it does matter (medicine is full of of conservative folks even these days). However, as long as it's not visible you are good
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will it cause any trouble during exams in prometric. i cant find any regulations about it
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Thanks, found he was looking for, I will share with colleagues
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As long as it is not very visible (AKA not an entire limb), i don't think it matters. I know a lot of residents/nurses with tattoos.
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found a lot of useful and interesting information, I am pleased to join your community!
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No, no one ever said anything negative to me about my ink in residency.
Nurses have to cover theirs with sleeves or some other stuff, but doctors dont.
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As long as it's covered.
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I've got few tattoos but I usually wear long sleeves.c
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Same here, I also have a tatoo... but generally covers it..
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Most people don't care if their doctors have tattoos, but some patients believe the stigma surrounding them and will ask for a replacement.
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I believe that times change and soon enough we won't bother about having tattoos at all
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I think it isn't a problem nowadays!
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They would care much more your scores and CV than your tattoes, especially if you can cover them and they would never you have them at all.
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shouldn`t be an issue now a days. Even less if they can be covered. Have seen plenty of residents with tatts and they have never had any problems
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Well, it doesn't really matter. Older people still tend to look a bit different at people with tattoos. I have noticed it myself because I have two, pretty visible, but younger generation or educated people are more interested in what can you do rather than your tattoos.
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as long as it's not visible you are good
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if they're covered it shouldn't matter and if someone asks just tell them to mind their own damn business...please.
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Most people don't care if you have a tattoo. It only gives people a reason to judge you but this can be ignored altogether. Most hospitals have a policy that the tattoos should not be visible. It is advisable to get attires that cover the tattoos.
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Many people get tattoos when they are young and they really don't understand the magnitude of it later in life. However no one should deny you residency as long as the tattoos are always covered.
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just cover it. done.
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I think if you can cover them, then it is definitely okay!
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That would be great! Would look forward to it.
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So to answer my own question - no problems with tattoos in residency, or as an attending
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