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A 30-year-old female asked:

My daughter cut herself on a tin, small cut, tin was clean no rust. does she need a tetanus injection?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Tetanus: For a clean laceration, tetanus shot within 10 years is needed. For a dirty wound or object - tetanus shot within 5 years should be considered.

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