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A 34-year-old female 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?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 55 years experience
Tetanus boosters offer 100% protection for 10 years, and this was a low risk exposure as well. No worries.
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