A 25-year-old female asked:
I hit my toe on the metal corner of a hotel door. it didn't bleed much and looked like a dent with skin ripped off. should i be worried about tetanus?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Pediatrics 49 years experience
See MD: Tetanus vaccinations should be given every ten years--sooner if wound is tetanus prone--rusty nail etcBe safe and have yur doctor check you out.
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Last updated Jun 29, 2015
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