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How often do you need a tetanus shot? Son is out of town and had a nail go through his boot. Hasn't had a shot since 2006

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: He's OK

The basic coverage for a tetanus lasts 10 years from the last booster in adulthood.

In brief: He's OK

The basic coverage for a tetanus lasts 10 years from the last booster in adulthood.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Charlene Sojico
Some may give the tetanus shot five years out depending on the condition of the nail and inflicted wound .
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