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if you are going to have an allergic reaction to tetanus shot how many hours after shot will it occur

A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
May be allergy: It would be wise to see an allergist before considering another booster.Some people can develop a significant reaction to the tetanus toxoid used in t ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Allergist: An allergy specialist might be able to do this. But maybe not necessary. Tetanus is extremely rare. Although periodic re-immunization is wise, it's op ... Read More
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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Tetanus vaccine : allergy is rare, often times ADR (Advese Drug Reaction) is interpreted as an allergy, but true allergic reactions are rare. Agree with Dr H re referra ... Read More
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: All such reactions should be part of the kids permanent record and reviewed anytime you consider any vaccine.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Make your medical providers aware of previous potential allergic reactions to medication.
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Call your doctor now: This isn't a normal response to be lasting 72 hours. Call your doctor, and go in for an ad on/ walk in appt. now. If you have shortness of breadth wit ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Tipu Sultan
Specializes in Allergy
Most likely yes: probably from shot. But look for other causes like for sore throat cough flu like symptoms urinary symptoms that may signify another infection. If fev ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
34 years experience Pediatrics
Not true: there is an adult tetanus vaccine that does not contain pertussis. Maybe the person who told him that doesn't have it, but it's available. His local ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Tetanus shot: By all means you should get a tetanus shot and to be sure you are properly immunized you should have three a month apart. The only side effect might b ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
If the can: was clean (not rusty or filthy) you can likely wait 24 hours.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Tetanus: The tetanus shot will not be effected by alcohol ingestion.

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