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got my arm cut while lifting metal, do i need tetanus booster?

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Dr. Josephine Ruiz-healy
38 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: Depends on the type of cut, what you got injured with and when your last booster was. If it was mire than 10 years it may be time.
Answered on Nov 27, 2017

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