A member asked:

I stepped on a rusty nail today. it went in my foot a little bit. just wondering if i should get it checked out. my tetanus shot is up to date.

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Dr. Oscar Novick answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

While your tetanus immunization watch out for a possible infection which presents with redness, swelling and pain. Make sure you wash the wound with soap and water and apply an antibiotic ointment to the area

Answered May 28, 2014



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