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A 55-year-old female asked:

A small(maybe "sewing"?)needle stuck into my toe from below my flipflop.my puncture was tiny&didn't bleed.i put ethyl alcohol 70% on the wound(almost unnoticeable)&then aloe vera gel.are they enough to keep my puncture from being infected or tetanus?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Wound care.: When was your last tetanus shot? If not within last 10 years - get another. Keep it clean & dry. Take care
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