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How soon should you get tectanus shot after injury

A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
Never to late: The incubation period prior to the onset of tetanus symptoms can take several days to several months, depending on the location of the inoculation.

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Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Better late: than never if your vaccines are not up to date. It wouldn't be a bad idea to have it checked for a secondary infection at the same time.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
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Not important: Unless you are injured or have a job or hobby like gardening that could expose you to injury. Ask your GP---I believe it should be covered by your MS... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Warren Strudwick
Sports Medicine 30 years experience
Unexplained effusion: Have you had an MRI yet? You may have articulat cartilage or a meniscal injury. Blood tests can help rule out rheumatologic diseases. Infection sound... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Shingles, acne: Corticosteroid ("cortisone") injected into a joint stays in the joint and has no effect on the immune system. Your acne and shingles are not due to th... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
Podiatry 44 years experience
A second opinion.: Sesamoiditis, whether acute or chronic, is not always easy to treat. Because of the multiple variations in normal sesamoid structure, identifying the ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Isaacs
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Good question.: The cause of ganglion cysts isn't really known, but they do tend to occur on the distal extremities, so the role of trauma or repeated micro-tramua pr... Read More
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Dr. Joseph Bouvier
Pediatrics 25 years experience
See below: During birth, if forceps are used, theoretical risks include facial paralysis (temporary and permanent) due to pressure form the forceps on the head/f... Read More
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Dr. David Wishnew
Wound care 42 years experience
Requiring a cast: Casts are use to immobilize bones and joints. In this way, injuries to bones and the muscles that move them can be treated by keeping them motionless ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Armando Perez
General Practice 44 years experience
An external impact: An external impact like in a traffic accident or more frequently by being hit while playing football.

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