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A 33-year-old male asked:

I cut my leg while riding bike. i cleaned it, doesnt seem deep but dont know if i should get tetanus vaccine as i dont remember getting it ever. tnx?

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Dr. Florence Nwofor
Specializes in Pediatrics
Get your vaccination: Your cut appears low risk for tetanus but lack of immunization puts you at risk for vaccine preventable diseases and a guess about the risk of your wound does not offer the full guarantee about the risk of infection from this or any other wound. Take care.
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