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who invented the tetanus vaccine

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: If you can't remember it is likely 10 years since your last shot. If activities like gardening expose you to spores you should consider a booster even ... Read More
Dr. Charlene Sojico
40 years experience Pediatrics
Normally : Given at 11 years old then every 10 years. Sooner if you sustain cuts from nasty sharp objects if you have not had tetanus shot in the last five year ... Read More

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Knox
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Tetanus Vaccine: The schedule for tetanus vaccine: children - 2, 4, 6, and 15 - 18 months, then between 4 -6 years of age, with a booster every 10 years; adults not ... Read More
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
10 years : Routine tetanus -diphtheria boosters are givenevery 10 years.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Katz
25 years experience Pediatrics
1924: It was first used in the military and is now readily available in many safe formulations.
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Tetanus Vaccine: .The first inactive tetanus toxoid was discovered and produced in 1924. This vaccine was proven to be successful when it was used to prevent tetanus i ... Read More
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Dr. Venkata Vallury
42 years experience Pediatrics
Vaccine: Tdap and Td are available in Thailand just like in the US
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Vaccine types: and availability can vary by region. Locating a physician practice or health department in the region you are considering would be more appropriate f ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Pobably the stress: Even a needle can distress some people. If there is an unknown risk factor (e.g. Minor genetic) it could be the "last straw on the camel's back". Over ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: If you are an adult, the booster will give most folks 10 years of protection. If your work puts your hands in the soil often like landscaping etc, you ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Patterson
42 years experience Family Medicine
About ten years: Everything you ever wanted to know about all immunizations, including the tetanus vaccine can be found at- http://www.Cdc.Gov/vaccines/ great ma ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
Shots: Thru injections. The vaccine is a combination of various portions of diptheria and pertussis vaccines.
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Dr. Steven Simon
37 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Nothing w/on tetanus: The vaccine is protective against tetanus.,if no break in the skin or you don't get with tetanus pathogen, then no infection results. But, this is che ... Read More
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