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I scratched my finger on a nail that is very dirty.. Should I get a tetanus shot?

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Dr. George Valdez
Family Medicine
9 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

If you havent had in less than 5 years, definitely should.
Tetanus is horrific and preventable.

In brief: Yes

If you havent had in less than 5 years, definitely should.
Tetanus is horrific and preventable.
Dr. George Valdez
Dr. George Valdez
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Dr. Robert Dorsey
Wound care

In brief: Depends

If you have had a booster within 10 years then you don’t need one.

If you haven’t had one then I would recommend it.

In brief: Depends

If you have had a booster within 10 years then you don’t need one.

If you haven’t had one then I would recommend it.
Dr. Robert Dorsey
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