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Tetanus Shot 3 4 Years Ago
I stepped on a rusty nail last tetanus shot was 3-4 years ago should I worry. Should I be worried?
I had my tetanus shot 3 years ago. I was cut by the door of a locker which caused me to bleed. Should i be worried about getting infected?
I fell into a rose bush almost 2 nights ago. I have many small puncture wounds. My last tetanus shot was 3 years ago. Do i need to get a booster?
Not if wounds clean: And no foreign bodies are presents.Get a more detailed answer ›
I stepped on a nail in an attic 3 days ago. last tetanus shot was about 9 years ago. is it pointless to get the shot after waiting 3 days?
Am i still able to get tetanus if i got a small cut by a clean looking nail outside and my last tetanus shot was 4-5 years ago?
Highly unlikely: Fortunately tetanus is a very rare disease and esp. Rare in those who have been vaccinated. If you were vaccinated within the past 10 years there is no need to get a booster. I would like to say there is no chance of you getting tetanus but can't- there are very rare cases in those who have been vaccinated, but they tend to be less serious. See http://www.Vaclib.Org/basic/health/boostershots.Htm. ...Read more
Yesterday i got cut on a rusty barbed wire fence. My last tetanus shot was 4 years ago. Do i need a booster? How could the germs live out in the sun?
You may not: You get at least 5 years from a booster so you should be ok if you cleaned the wound well. It is not the germs of tetanis but the "eggs" or spores of the germ that can survive for years in the dust & "hatch" when they are in the presence of the serum from tissues in a wound. ...Read more
I was badly scratched by a cat well over 24 hours ago. No tetanus shot fir over 30 years. Should I get tetanus shot now?
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