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Tetanus Shot Pain Relief
A recent study showed that in a hospitalized group of patients it was not the actual degree of pain relief that determined patient satisfaction. It was the perceived concern on the part of the heath care providers and their attempts to alleviate the degree of pain that mattered. Even ...Read more
Usually: Usually most discomfort resolves within 3 to 4 days. ...Read more
Yes: Soreness at the injection site is due to local trauma from the injection. ...Read more
Small to medium length cut;medium deep wound. Cut by a fairly new stainless steel; happened 5 days ago. Rt now pain at wound; do I need tetanus shot?
Any wound at risk: The development of tetanus requires a breach in the integraty of the skin(a cut) and contamination of that cut by tetanus spores. A clean blade or object, cutting contaminated skin, or a clean wound touched by contaminated fingers, sets the stage for spores to germinate in the wound and produce tetanus.The rust is itself not important to tetanus. It is a simple marker of exposure to the elements. ...Read more
My jaw hurts when i try to open it. I have had my tetanus shot. This has been ongoing for a week. The pain is especially bad when i try to eat.?
My tetanus shot hurts me a little after 5 days. No redness or fever, just liitle pain. Is that normal? When pain will subside completely?
Last 48 hours i've had increasedmuscle spasms all over my body/immense pain in my neck. Cut myself with a kitchen knife puncture wound last week but haven't had tetanus shot in 12 years should I worry?
Yes: While the anecdotal time frame is to get a tetanus immunization every 10 years there is no accurate telling that your immunization is still effective. Your symptoms and the length of time since your injury could be the early symptoms of tetanus. I would advise you to see an infectious disease specialist or a neurologist asap. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a combined tetanus shot a week ago. i shave severe pain shootin through my arm still, if i move it other then close to the body. what is this?
Side effect: while any vaccine can cause soreness at the site of injection, tetanus can cause pain involoving the whole arm for few days, try over-the -counter pain killers, but take them on regular basis for 2 -3 days, if symptoms persist or you develop more symtoms, please seek medical attention, good luck ...Read more
Still suffering from headache and chest pain and wonder if it is due to tetanus shot four weeks ago.
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