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What is the validity for tetanus injection? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 27-Feb-2014
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User:what is the validity for tetanus injection
Doctor:can you please tell me what exactly you want to know
User:my friend just got hurt
User:need to know the validity of tetanus vacination
Doctor:You would like to know if TT injection to be taken or not
User:do we need to get an injection done or not
Doctor:It is 5 to 10 years
Doctor:a booster is required every 5 to 10 years
Doctor:I generally advice a booster every 3 years
User:oh!! so when we get hurt and the doctor gives a tetanus injection.. we do not need it for 5 yrs incase we get hurt again
Doctor:you are correct
User:ok that helps.. thank you :)
Doctor:You are welcome
Doctor:is there anything else I can help you with?
User:no thank u Doctor
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