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What are the reason of tetanus neonatorum?

What are the reason of tetanus neonatorum?

See below: Neonatal tetanus is common in developing countries where pregnant women are not properly immunized against tetanus and unsterile handling of umbilical cord is prevalent. ...Read more

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How do you test for tetanus before you get booster if you think you are allergic?

How do you test for tetanus before you get booster if you think you are allergic?

Skin test: One can always do a scratch test to see if there is an urticarial reaction (hives). Most aren't allergic to this, and i don't know what has led to the thought if it's allergic, but a visit with an allergist to test may be the best option. If there's a question or a concern that there could be an allergy but you're not sure, sometimes you can get the shot at the allergist. ...Read more

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Where do I go to get TB test and tetanus shot?

Where do I go to get TB test and tetanus shot?

Med ctr: These are often available at community health centers or from private medical provlders. ...Read more

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I'm afraid I may have tetanus, are there any medical blood test that can verify the infection?

Yes: What is the difference of being afraid of having a potentially fatal disease and getting checked out and treated? ...Read more

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If high fever and aches after tetanus shot, can I test my level so maybe I don't have to take it again?

If high fever and aches after tetanus shot, can I test my level so maybe I don't have to take it again?

Yes, antibody titers: A protective level of antibody titers can be measured in the blood. No booster doses are necessary if protective levels are found. ...Read more

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Is it possible to show antibodies on specific test for diseases you never got vaccinated for? I'm trying to avoid mmr, tetanus & diptheria shots...

Is it possible to show antibodies on specific test for diseases you never got vaccinated for? I'm trying to avoid mmr, tetanus & diptheria shots...

Disease or Vaccine: Only way you can have positive antibodies in your blood is if you have received the vaccines and other way is if you have had the infection in the past By getting the vaccine your body produces the antibodies which protects you against the infection if you are exposed to it I will advice get the shot.But you are 34.you might have had MMR in childhood.Get your blodd checked.Get your tdap every10yrs ...Read more

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