A 25-year-old male asked:
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my dad shaved my dirty dog with my personal clippers. i didnt know but when i came home i cleaned them with soap, water, bleach and even alcohol before use. i ended up cutting myself while shaving. do i need new tetanus shot? my tdap is 4 years old.

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Dr. Brenda Sabrina Salgado Granados
Specializes in General Practice
TDap vaccine: TDap vaccine has to be reinforced every 10 years, so you should be ok.
Answered on Jan 22, 2020
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