Can you get ink poisoning from drawing on your skin with pen?

Can you get ink poisoning from drawing on your skin with pen?

I was wondering cuz one of my friends say you can from your skin absorbing the ink. Which if it did, then wouldn't not be able to come off?
I swear it's safe just as long as you don't ingest it.

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head.cars.banging
I draw on my skin allllll the time, its totally okay. Just dont get it in open cuts.
on April 13, 2015
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Napstaton_Neo
You would have to use 130 pens to get poisoning from it. It will not effect you unless you are /soaked/ in it
on April 13, 2015
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Fuse360
I've never seen anyone get it myself, but I can remember someone once mentioning that someone they knew had got it. It's probably only a special type of ink that causes it, I don't know.
on April 13, 2015
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RebeliousDoorknob
no you won't get ink poisoning just dont write or draw on any vains or cuts but either way you would have to take in a giant sharpie worth of ink for it to harm you
on May 05
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Quizzyyy
Nope and everyone hates me so I wished I got poisined and I think I have ..... Cancer I wanna die ☹
on December 26, 2015
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sleepysuga
I do it sometimes, but no, nothing's ever happened to me.
on July 17, 2015
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TheDarknessWithin
i personally don't know but I do know that I have drawn on my ankle and left it there for a week and still didn't get ink poisoning so... yea
on April 13, 2015
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AwesomeGirl123
on April 21, 2015
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