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was just wondering if having a reaction to a tetanus shot as a child like hives and swollen lips is something i should always make medical staff aware

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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.
Answered on Feb 27, 2014
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Make your medical providers aware of previous potential allergic reactions to medication.
Answered on Oct 4, 2016
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