A 47-year-old member asked:
how often should you get a tetanus shot?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Dan Fisher answered
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Booster every ten: After an initial series, boosters are given every ten years unless one has a dirty wound in which case the interval may be shortened. There is very little harm in getting an early dose. Tetanus vaccine is often combined with diphtheria and activated pertussis (whooping cough) vaccines. Dtap and tdap.
Answered on Mar 14, 2020
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