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diphtheria tetanus toxoid

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Wyatt
25 years experience in Family Medicine
Acellular pertussis.: The difference in the standard td ( tetanus/ diptheria ) had no pertussis vaccine and over recent years - there has been an increase in the adult per ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
93-99%+: Drug company data submitted for review show the vaccine produces a 4x or better increase in protective response in 93-99% of the study group. Research ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Katz
25 years experience in Pediatrics
Pertussis or Not: There are currently 4 tetanus containing vaccines. Dtap and tdap protect against tetanus pertussis (whooping cough) and diptheria. Dt and td do not pr ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience in Pediatrics
Tetanus: If you are not aware of your tetanus vaccination, a blood test can determine your immunity not only against tetanus but also to other disease prevente ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience in Pediatrics
Tetanus shot: No, there should be no adverse reaction from getting the 2 shots together. There may be some soreness of the shot site.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Agressive management: Avoiding tetanus in an old >1-2 day & dirty wound requires agressive management.The wound is cleaned & dead tissue removed. Tetanus Immune Globulin is ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Tetanus Vaccine: The tetanus vaccine is good for ten years. You are fine.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Florence Nwofor
Specializes in Pediatrics
No: All you had was a booster in of your immune system using vaccines. It will be prudent though to keep a record of your vaccines so that indication of n ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Hartlaub
33 years experience in Preventive Medicine
Usually every 10 yrs: After the initial childhood series, a td (tetanus and diphtheria) booster is recommended every 10 yrs. If there is a significant wound, a booster is r ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Prior serious rxn: Those with a prior serious reaction to toxoid should avoid it. Those at significant risk of tetanus could pursue an evaluation with an allergist to i ... Read More
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