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A 25-year-old male asked:

feel on metal that didn't appear to have rust on it and scraped my knee through my pants. i got a tiny cut should i worry about tetanus. cleaned cut?

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See PCP: Your primary care practitioner (PCP) is a very good person to discuss this with. The injury is tetanus prone but different countries have different guidelines here depending on your vaccination history. I recommend seeing them to discuss further as depending on your record they'll be able to advise whether need to have a further tetanus shot or not.
Dr. Subramaniam Arumugam
Plastic Surgery 56 years experience
See Doctor: You should see a Doctor and you should get a Tetanus shot or a booster as advised by the doctor

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