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Are the tetanus vaccination if you're not doing any outdoors sports?

Are the tetanus vaccination if you're not doing any outdoors sports?

Yes: Any injury at home with dirt or metal can cause tetanus. Also some animal bites may cause the disease. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Diamond
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Vaccinations (Definition)

Latin word for cow, vacca, because of the smallpox/cowpox work of edward jenner, vaccination is the administration of a substance, live organism or otherwise, that stimulates the immune response to prevent a specific disease. Primarily a preventative procedure, some vaccines can ...Read more


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Had tetanus booster vaccination. Complications?

Had tetanus booster vaccination. Complications?

Nothing more than. .: Local pain at the injection site. Very infrequently, though, some individuals who get too many tetanus shot experience serum sickness-like symptoms, e.g., fever, joint swelling, and rash. ...Read more

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What is a tetanus shot, and is it considered a vaccination?

What is a tetanus shot, and is it considered a vaccination?

Immunization: Tetanus is caused by an infection and used to be called lock-jaw. The spores of the germ can be found in soil, and may enter the body through a cut or other skin injury. The shot is a vaccine or immunization to prevent infection. Children get this with DPT vaccine up to age 11 or 12. The tetanus vaccine should be given as a booster dose about every 10 years. ...Read more

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What is a tetanus booster shot, is it considered a vaccination?

Yes: You can get a simple tetanus booster if you wish & it is a vaccination. Today, improved vaccine design has broadened the role of the simple tetanus booster into an available 3 in 1 vaccine that will boost your protection from tetanus, diphtheria & pertussis. Adults last vaccinated as kids for pertussis can get it & pass it to babies who are most at risk of dying from the disease. ...Read more

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Anyone know what is a tetanus shot, is it considered a vaccination?

Anyone know what is a tetanus shot, is it considered a vaccination?

Vaccine: Tetanus shot is a vaccine against tetanus bacterial infection. Kids get 4 rounds before 2 years, 1 at 4-6 years, and 1 at 11-13 years. Adults should get them every 10 years. ...Read more

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Is a tetanus booster shot still useful if you didn't get the full vaccination as a child?

Is a tetanus booster shot still useful if you didn't get the full vaccination as a child?

Yes, especially: Since the tetanus booster given now actually includes tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis (whooping cough), all of which are important to be protected against. ...Read more

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I was wondering is a "td-10 year booster" the same as a tetanus vaccination?

Can be: This is one of many choices for the tetanus booster. The td contains elements that boost protective antibody levels for both tetanus and diphtheria. Some get the tetanus booster without, and some get the TdaP once as an adult, that boosts the whooping cough as well as the other two. ...Read more

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Could a tetanus vaccination hurt more than a flu shot?

Could a tetanus vaccination hurt more than a flu shot?

Vaccines: It can hurt more, but it should go away in a couple of days. If the pain is really bothering you, you can try an over the counter analgesic like acetaminophen or ibuprofen. ...Read more

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Why would my whole upper left side be in pain? I had a tetanus-whupping cough vaccination yesterday afternoon in the upper part of my left arm

Why would my whole upper left side be in pain? I had a tetanus-whupping cough vaccination yesterday afternoon in the upper part of my left arm

Vaccine reaction: If you got your vaccine in the left arm, it is probably a vaccine reaction. Ice the area and keep it mobile. Ibuprofen is likely to be helpful. If the problem worsens, see your physician. ...Read more

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Got a cut on the finger from rusty iron, worried about tetanus. Last dTAP vaccination booster was 8 years ago. Is there anything to worry about?

Got a cut on the finger from rusty iron, worried about tetanus. Last dTAP vaccination booster was 8 years ago. Is there anything to worry about?

Tetnus: Old and rusty is a set up for infection. Thoroughly cleaning the wound is the start. Cover it with an antibiotic ointment and band aid and see the doctor. For a dirty wound a tetanus vaccine is required if more than 5 years since the last one. Also oral antibiotic treatment to prevent other infections maybe required. Go see the doctor!! ...Read more

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Who should get vaccinated for tetanus?

Everyone: Everyone should receive tetanus shots on a lifelong and ongoing basis, every 5-10 years dependant upon risk (such as recent serious cut or burn). ...Read more

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3 days ago I cut myself just a little bit with a slightly rusty razor. I got vaccinated 6 years ago am I covered? Can rusty razors cause tetanus? Worried

3 days ago I cut myself just a little bit with a slightly rusty razor. I got vaccinated 6 years ago am I covered? Can rusty razors cause tetanus? Worried

Tetanus: You can get tetanus without a serious cut so stay updated on vaccines. A small cut as you describe would be covered by your tetanus shot six years ago. ...Read more

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16 month old labwork tetanus antioxoid ab was <0.10.Said she hasn't developed immunity to it even tho vaccinated. Wat does this mean, what do they do for?

16 month old labwork tetanus antioxoid ab was <0.10.Said she hasn't developed immunity to it even tho vaccinated. Wat does this mean, what do they do for?

Repeat series: It was probably done to see if the childhood vaccines "took", meaning they produced meaningful immunity. It does not appear so, if the antibody level was undetectable; consider getting another series for tetanus toxoid. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get tetanus from a very small wound from pushpin? I was vaccinated past 3 years with small wound

Is it possible to get tetanus from a very small wound from pushpin? I was vaccinated past 3 years with small wound

Generally no: If you have been vaccinated against tetanus then you shld be protected from getting tetanus. ...Read more