A 45-year-old member asked:
When is it appropriate to use tetanus toxiod in prophylactic treatment?
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Preventive Medicine 73 years experience
Dirty injury: If originally vaccinated all it requires is a "wound booster" at the time of injury. This applies to a dirty, penetrating wound such as a nail in the foot.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
When is it appropriate to use tetanus toxoid in prophylactic treatment?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Odd question: Tetanus toxoid is routinely given every decade to maintain tetanus immunity.It is often combined with other vaccines tha benefit from a boost.
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Last updated May 8, 2015
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