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Hi! if i got a tetanus shot last 8 years ago and cut myself last friday but it has healed well, should i get a tetanus booster?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Maybe: You should be protected from your past booster (10 yrs) unless the wound was contaminated or care delayed. Since you are at the end of the useful span of protection, a booster now or at your convenience might be a good idea.
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