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I live in hawaii, should I be more worried about possible tetanus contraction?

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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
4 doctors agree

In brief: No matter where you

Live, being adequately immunized with the tetanus/diphtheria vaccine will prevent tetanus no matter what state you live in.

In brief: No matter where you

Live, being adequately immunized with the tetanus/diphtheria vaccine will prevent tetanus no matter what state you live in.
Dr. Larry Lutwick
Dr. Larry Lutwick
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Dr. Syed H. Sajid
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Tetanus occurs more commonly in warm and damp areas , with soil containing organic material.
There is more risk of contracting tetanus in hawaii.

In brief: Yes

Tetanus occurs more commonly in warm and damp areas , with soil containing organic material.
There is more risk of contracting tetanus in hawaii.
Dr. Syed H. Sajid
Dr. Syed H. Sajid
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Tetanus everywhere

Tetanus is worldwide and occurs clinicaly more in warmer climates.
Your location does not exempt you from this disease.

In brief: Tetanus everywhere

Tetanus is worldwide and occurs clinicaly more in warmer climates.
Your location does not exempt you from this disease.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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