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When should you get a tetanus toxoid vaccine?
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Dr. Paul Hartlaub
Preventive Medicine
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In brief: Usually every 10 yrs
After the initial childhood series, a td (tetanus and diphtheria) booster is recommended every 10 yrs.
If there is a significant wound, a booster is recommended if it has been 5 or more years since the last one. Also, one of the boosters is recommended in the form of a tdap (with an "acellular pertussis" or whooping cough component). A prevention iphone app with more info: my health checklist 2012.

In brief: Usually every 10 yrs
After the initial childhood series, a td (tetanus and diphtheria) booster is recommended every 10 yrs.
If there is a significant wound, a booster is recommended if it has been 5 or more years since the last one. Also, one of the boosters is recommended in the form of a tdap (with an "acellular pertussis" or whooping cough component). A prevention iphone app with more info: my health checklist 2012.
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Dr. Paul Hartlaub
Preventive Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Usually every 10 yrs
After the initial childhood series, a td (tetanus and diphtheria) booster is recommended every 10 yrs.
If there is a significant wound, a booster is recommended if it has been 5 or more years since the last one. Also, one of the boosters is recommended in the form of a tdap (with an "acellular pertussis" or whooping cough component). A prevention iphone app with more info: my health checklist 2012.

In brief: Usually every 10 yrs
After the initial childhood series, a td (tetanus and diphtheria) booster is recommended every 10 yrs.
If there is a significant wound, a booster is recommended if it has been 5 or more years since the last one. Also, one of the boosters is recommended in the form of a tdap (with an "acellular pertussis" or whooping cough component). A prevention iphone app with more info: my health checklist 2012.
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