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A 25-year-old female asked:

Cut myself on an old dusty blind, cut myself lightly, not a very punctured wound on my foot, just a bit of a scratch, should i get a tetanus shot. it was indoors . i dont think i had one since i was a young young girl?

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Dr. Richard Easton
Orthopedic Surgery 36 years experience
Absolutely. Tetanus is not just an outdoor organism. Get the shot and stay safe.
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Dr. Kelvin Barry
Podiatry 16 years experience
Yes. Get tetanus shot immediately. Tetanus toxins can be inside also.
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