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A 24-year-old male asked about a 18-year-old member:

Cut on rusty fence, ten days later lockjaw & severe spasms. has happened four times since, progressively worse. been 6 weeks. tetanus shot effective?

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Dr. James Burns
Emergency Medicine 38 years experience
If you had: contracted clostridium tetani 6 weeks ago and did not receive emergency treatment you would not likely be around to pose your query. Go get your tetanus booster.

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