A 36-year-old member asked:
What is a tetanus booster shot, is it considered a vaccination?
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Pediatrics 46 years experience
Yes: You can get a simple tetanus booster if you wish & it is a vaccination. Today, improved vaccine design has broadened the role of the simple tetanus booster into an available 3 in 1 vaccine that will boost your protection from tetanus, diphtheria & pertussis. Adults last vaccinated as kids for pertussis can get it & pass it to babies who are most at risk of dying from the disease.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Had tetanus booster vaccination..Complications?
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Pediatrics 50 years experience
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