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Tetanus query - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Practicing since : 2004
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can i help you?
User :   I am 23 years old, I had a tetanus booster in 2000, but is it possible that I can still get tetanus?
User :   since my vaccine is almost up?
Doctor :   how about the vaccine in the childhood?
Doctor :   were it complete
User :   I had all my shots, yes
Doctor :   yes than it will protect you
Doctor :   from tetanus
User :   so if i have some stiffness in jaw, should i worry about it from this?
Doctor :   the causes for stifness are many
Doctor :   tetanus is one of the cause
User :   but not one i need to worry about?
Doctor :   are you suffering from stifness in the jaw joint?

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