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A 40-year-old female asked:

grazed my knee on a metal garden stake that had some rust on top. do i need a tetanus booster? did bleed and now stopped. not deep just skin off a small part. wound clean. been probably more than 10 years since last booster

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Yes: A tetanus booster will be needed in above circumstances.

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Last updated Apr 19, 2020

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