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A 29-year-old male asked:

Is a tetanus booster shot still useful if you didn't get the full vaccination as a child?

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Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Yes, especially: since the tetanus booster given now actually includes tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis (whooping cough), all of which are important to be protected against.

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Last updated Jun 23, 2015

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