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A 27-year-old female asked:

Yesterday i scratched my finger on clean object and just one drop of blood came out.today its almost healed and no open cut. if today this almost healed wound goes into contact with lets say tetanus, how high is a chance that i get infected?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Hypothetical: Rather than going through hypotheticals - would just say if you haven't had your tetanus shot in the last 10 years - that you are overdue.

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Last updated Jun 17, 2020

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