A member asked:

Got a tetanus booster 3 years ago. was gardening without gloves and skin ripped opened on my fingers and dirt got in. was not bleeding. washed hands. do i have to worry about tetanus?

A doctor has provided 1 answer
Dr. Hunter Handsfield answered

Specializes in Infectious Disease

Tetanus boosters offer 100% protection for 10 years, and this was a low risk exposure as well. No worries.

Answered Jul 25, 2022



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