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Yesterday I got a cut due to a blade. I got my last tetanus injection in 2011. What to do? It isn't a deep cut. Is tetanus injection imp.?
Your tetanus: Is good. Did you clean the wound with soap and water really well? That is important. If not do it now. Otherwise you will be fine ...Read more
Any skin opening: An untreated foot laceration that clogged thru the swamp, mud ; dirt would be the prime illustration of tetanus risk. Yet, a simple shallow opening in the skin, contaminated by tetanus spores ( that are all around us but predominantly outside in dirt) could give you tetanus. You put yourself at risk every time you let your system weaken ; the booster is simple ; readily available. ...Read more
Any skin opening: An untreated foot laceration that clogged thru the swamp, mud & dirt would be the prime illustration of tetanus risk. Yet, a simple shallow opening in the skin, contaminated by tetanus spores ( that are all around us but predominantly outside in dirt) could give you tetanus. You put yourself at risk every time you let your system weaken & the booster is simple & readily available. ...Read more
My on cut his leg on a metal coil that was poking out of our futon. He is 5 and a 1/2 months old, shouod i be concerned about tetanus?Cut is large
Depends: Normal infant immunizations starting at 6-8 weeks will include tetanus toxoid as part of the dtap.If he has had his vaccinations he should be protected from tetanus but the risk of a localized infection in the cut would remain.If not, there is some risk, lessened if you provided immediate would care. ...Read more
Does KMnO4 kill Clostridium Tetani ? An ancient razor blade droped into a KMnO4 sol. then i picked and got cut. Chances of Tetanus ?
Td vaccine or Tdap : Usually c. Tetani spores can be killed by strong agents like formaldehyde or gluterdehyde.The bacteria is also susceptible to heat. They are usually responsive to penicillin group of antibiotics . So clean the wound thoroughly to reduce bacteria in the wound and make sure have received a tetanus vaccine within the past 5 yrs. If you have done all these then your chances of getting tetanus are low ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cut thumb with razor blade. Clean cut. Got 2 stitches. Thumb hurts bad. Very sore. How long will pain last. Bout inch cut. Got tetanus shot also.
Hard to say: The digits are supplied with a higher number of nerve endings per square inch than most of the body.After this kind of injury the nerve endings will let you know they are not happy by causing pain.It may pesist with pain and hypersensitivity for weeks if not longer.After the wound is visably healed in 5-6 weeks, the site may still have odd hypersensitity to touch. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can i get tetanus from a cut that only pieced the skin and only bled for 30 seconds ? The wound was caused by a rock in a forest.
Unlikely but possibl: In the scenario you say the cut pierced the skin and bled for 30 seconds.It is still possible for Tetanus germs to enter your body.You are only 15.Check with your Pediatrician when and if you received your last Tdap.It is given at age of 11 as recommended by American Academy of Pediatrics.I f not given at that age you need to get Tdap from your Pediatrician now.Tdap protects you against 3 diseases ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: That booster should protect you for 10 yrs.Some folks that work in landscape gardening as pros or a hobby get boosters at 5yrs since they have a heavy exposure, but that is their cautious option, not a firm recommendation. ...Read more
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