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Stepped On An Old Tack Barely Punctured Foot Do I Need Booster
I stepped on metal today punctured skin. able to stop bleeding. my foot is throbbing. been 12 years since last booster. Do i need a tetanus shot?
Pinprick puncture wound to foot outside with rusty safety pin. Immediately followed by ER trip and tetanus booster. Risk?
If i got new hand needles today and accident stabbed my foot do I need to go to the doctor and get a tatanus booster?
Possibly.: I am not aware of what a "hand needle" is. Assuming that it is not anything that has been contaminated with another person's tissue or is fairly clean, it is unlikely that you will get tetanus from this injury. However if your last tetnus shot was more than 5 to 10 years, it is recommended that you get a new one. ...Read more
I stepped on an old nail 2 days ago and it punctured my foot now the top of my foot is red and swollen and sore. Idklast tetanus shot. Is it too late?
I stepped on a rusty nail yesterday effective Saturday May 27, 2016, at 7:30 pm. The nail barely punctured my foot skin however I did draw blood. ?
I have a 55 hr old rusty nail, very shallow, non festering puncture area and no booster. Should I have booster or ImG ?
R/O CELLULITIS: Cellulitis is a superficial skin infection that can be caused after an abrasion Or puncture wound. Keep the area clean and apply topical antibiotics. Seek prompt evaluation . I would recommend TTD BOOSTER AND ORAL ABS. Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) if no PCN ALLERGY ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I stepped on an old earring that went halfway through my foot. There's a little red dot where it went through. Will I be okay?
I stepped on a sewing needle about 5 days ago & had a tentinus shot recently but my foot is stiff and my last 3 toes will barely move. Is this normal?
Foreign body: Did a doctor remove the needle that you stepped on? There could be a part of the needle still in your foot. Make sure you are seen ASAP to remove any part of it that's still in your foot. Also you should be on a broad spectrum antibiotic. If you don't have a doctor, go to an ER. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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