A 34-year-old female asked:
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minor cut from tin can. last tetanus shot just over 10 yrs ago. how long can i wait before i get another shot?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
With Tetanus: It is better not to delay if your shot is out of date.
Answered on Jun 2, 2017

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