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How Often Should We Repeat Tetanus Injection
Forgive my frankness: If you get a wound -- even a fairly trivial one -- that gets contaminated with tetanus, your muscles will go into cramps so severe that eventually you can't breathe and you'll either have to be a ventilator or you'll die. Before immunization, this was commonplace. Don't be a sucker. Do what you need to do. ...Read more
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
My tetanus injection 2 shoot doesn't pain like the earlier one last month. Is it ok . My l m p is 2/7/12. I got first shoot on 15/11 and 2nd on 15/12?
Yes.: For Adacel (the adult tetanus and whooping cough booster), fever incidence is 1-5%. Interestingly, there is some evidence that taking tylenol (acetaminophen) before a vaccine in hopes of preventing a fever can actually decrease the immune response to the vaccine - which isn't a good thing. So the fever could signify you're having a good immune response... But that's not conclusive. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A cut is a cut: Tetanus is possible when a cut on the skin is contaminated by tetanus spores that are all around, predominantly in soils. It doesn't matter what made the cut if the exposure comes after the skin is open. The rusty nail is the classic source because it is on the ground to begin with when people step on it. Even if low risk it serves as a reminder to update your protection.If > 10 yrs get the shot. ...Read more
Depends on situation: If you have not had a booster within the last 10 yrs, you should consider one after any wound that might allow tetanus spores ( that are in the dust or dirt) a chance to get under your skin.Wounds involving garden tools, dirt, & dirty environments are the most worrisome. A simple jab in your skin from a pin or staple is not so worrisome. ...Read more
I got a cut using blade or am i infected with tetanus. Do i need to get a tetanus injection or not?
What do you advise if i had 2 injections at school today(tetanus, meningina etc.) should I exercise?
Had overdose of tetanus toxide (TT)injection twice in 2 days. May I know if there are any side effects of it? What are the side effects.
Local reaction: There is no toxicity from taking two tetanus toxiod injections. There may be some local soreness. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Soreness at the injection site is due to local trauma from the injection. ...Read more
Do I have to take tetanus injection. Morning safety pin pierced into my heels. When or even do I have to take an injection.
Had a small cut on 7.1.17 got tetanus injection after 72 hr. I also had tetanus injection on May 2016. Is tetanus infection possible? Worried.
Tetanus: 16 M from india. Notes: Had a small cut on 7.1.17 got tetanus injection after 72 hr. I also had tetanus injection on May 2016. Is tetanus infection possible? Worried. ANS: you do not get tetanus from shot. unless needle was dirty. Very unlikely. If still worried discuss with your Dr. ...Read more
My friend's rottweiler scratched my bro with its claw. It broke the skin. Theres a small wound. Is a tetanus injection just enuf. Wat else should i do?
Yesterday i was bitten by a dog and within an hour i got treatment(anti-tetanus injection). Will i be okay now?
Should be: But you still need to monitor the wound for signs of infection. ...Read more
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