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A 39-year-old member asked:

Husband cut his finger with dirty pruning shears last weekend, and now it looks ugly. should he get a tetanus shot?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Alan Levine
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Yes!: If he has not received a tetanus shot within the last 5 years he should receive tetanus protection, as this would be considered a "tetanus prone wound.".
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