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Thumb cut by a glass, bled. Do I need a tetanus injection?

Hello, i work in a glass shop. 1 week ago my right hand thumb got cut by a glass, I took tetanus injection on that day. since 2 days ago i again got cut my right hand other finger by glass as well as with sharp rusted blade. It was bleeding so, i would like to ask that do i need another tetanus injection?? as i got cut in my right hand finger more than 4 times?? Thanks
Asked On : Mon, 31 Dec 2012
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You need not take another tetanus injection as you are protected by the first injection at least for 6 months.
However in high risk injuries kindly do get the wound evaluated by a doctor in future for further advice.
As of now u neednot take any injection again.
Wishing you good health.
Answered: Fri, 4 Jan 2013
General & Family Physician Dr. Mamun Kabir's  Response
thank you.tetanus injection is not needed within 6 months of an another injection.particularly deep penetrating wound increases the possibility of aware during working.
Answered: Sat, 5 Jan 2013
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