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My boyfriend wants a tetanus booster but is allergic to thimerosal or the toxin. What should he do?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Discuss with allrgst

There is no thimerosal in current vaccines in the us.
If your bf had a significant reaction to the earlier tetanus toxoid, an allergist could help him become desensitized to the material (& get the vaccine)or advise him on his level of risk.

In brief: Discuss with allrgst

There is no thimerosal in current vaccines in the us.
If your bf had a significant reaction to the earlier tetanus toxoid, an allergist could help him become desensitized to the material (& get the vaccine)or advise him on his level of risk.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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