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Small skin peel due to bike stand, taken 5 TT shots in 12 years. Do I need another one ? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 09-Jun-2013
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Doctor:Good morning
User:Hello Doctor, Good Morning.
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:I had about 5 tetanus shots in last 12 yrs.
User:last one was 3.5 yrs back
User:i had a small skin peel from my bike stand..
User:not deep at all..just a peel
User:do i need another TT ?
Doctor:You do not need another shot of TT now
User:when I cleaned it up with savlon..there was some bleeding
Doctor:You can clean it and dress it immediately
User:its on my toe (small) and not deep as i said :)
Doctor:Apply a bandaid
Doctor:Regular dressing for a few days should be fine
User:Thanks Doctor...
Doctor:You will be better soon
Doctor:Thank you too
Doctor:Any more queries for now?
Doctor:Yes Please
User:is it more tha 5 yrs when u recommend
Doctor:That is right
User:most doc says..1 yr.
Doctor:Once in 5 years should be fine
User:i think its too early
User:yes..Thanks..Bye :)
Doctor:Have a great day ahead
Doctor:Take care
Doctor:Bye for now
User:same 2 u
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