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Who should not receive tetanus toxoid?
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Prior serious rxn
Those with a prior serious reaction to toxoid should avoid it.
Those at significant risk of tetanus could pursue an evaluation with an allergist to identify which component of the vaccine that caused the rxn and go thru specific desensitization procedures. This could allow someone to continue updating the vaccine. Also, drs can check the blood and verify you still have protective antibodies.

In brief: Prior serious rxn
Those with a prior serious reaction to toxoid should avoid it.
Those at significant risk of tetanus could pursue an evaluation with an allergist to identify which component of the vaccine that caused the rxn and go thru specific desensitization procedures. This could allow someone to continue updating the vaccine. Also, drs can check the blood and verify you still have protective antibodies.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. William Harris
Family Medicine
In brief: Allergy
Every medication has a precaution in the product insert that says, "do not use this medication if you are allergic to it.
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In brief: Allergy
Every medication has a precaution in the product insert that says, "do not use this medication if you are allergic to it.
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Dr. William Harris
Dr. William Harris
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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology
In brief: Nobody
Nobody.

In brief: Nobody
Nobody.
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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