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A 25-year-old male asked:

I just went to a water park i had an open cut split skin like a tear and stepped on rusted stairs should i worry about tetanus. i stepped near them?

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Might need a booster: If your last tetanus shot was within the last 10 years, you should be fine. If not, I suggest you go and see your GP for a tetanus booster.

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