that depends on where and with who you get your tattoo you need to make sure they are a reputable artist that he/she has current safety qualifications and certificates it all depends on how responsible you are with the wound care post tattoo make sure to follow all indications and safety procedures to the letter
NO. Inking is so misjudged that it hurts. You cannot get HIV from tattooing because the structure of the needle doesn't allow the transfer of the virus (the only way you can get it is if the parlor itself is unsanitary). Ask the artist if he uses single-use equipment. Also, note whether or not he is wearing sterilized latex gloves.