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Can I transfer tetanus to my loved one?

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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

Tenants is not transmitted from person to person.
It is usually transmitted from soil contaminated nails or sharp objects.

In brief: No

Tenants is not transmitted from person to person.
It is usually transmitted from soil contaminated nails or sharp objects.
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
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2 doctors agree

In brief: No

But today everybody has been vaccinated and nobody should get tetanus.
The tetanus agent needs is living in the ground and to develop needs anaerobic conditions ( dirty closed wound lacking oxygen). If you have a tetanus phobia better check with a shrink...

In brief: No

But today everybody has been vaccinated and nobody should get tetanus.
The tetanus agent needs is living in the ground and to develop needs anaerobic conditions ( dirty closed wound lacking oxygen). If you have a tetanus phobia better check with a shrink...
Dr. Gabriel Goren
Dr. Gabriel Goren
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Unlikely

This is not spread like a cold, flu or regular infection.
To get tetanus you need to get the spores(eggs) in an open cut and let them grow. They eventually produce the toxin that makes you sick.

In brief: Unlikely

This is not spread like a cold, flu or regular infection.
To get tetanus you need to get the spores(eggs) in an open cut and let them grow. They eventually produce the toxin that makes you sick.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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