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Is a Tetanus shot after injury from a rusty wire effective?

If you get a light scratch from a rusty wire that is not a deep cut, do you still need a tetnus shot? ...
 

Is it necessary to have Tetanus shot for finger cut in children?

My son cut his finger on a rusty lid last night at work. His immunizations are current....including a tdap five years ago. Does he need another tetanus shot? ...
 

Is a tetanus shot necessary for a sliver cut on the thumb?

do i need a tetanus shot for a sliver cut on my thumb from a rusty key also there was a sliver of peeling skin there was no bleeding and do not know when i had my last tetanus shot it was ten years ago i ...
 

Got a cut on leg with a rusted metal object. Should I get a tetanus shot?

I got a minor superficial cut on my leg with a rusted metal object 4 days back. Should I get a tetanus shot? ...
 

What is the treatment for cut on leg due to dishwater?

I bumped into the dishwasher which is edged with brass which is sharp. I have a cut on my leg which ... does not appear to be rusty. i have not had a recent tetnus shot. YYYY@YYYY ...
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Suggest treatment for a cut in the toe caused by a rusty object

I m 10 weeks pregnant. Last Wednesday, I was cut by a rusty object (it s a piece of metal at the bottom of our comfort room s door) in my smallest toe. No puss. No swelling. But yesterday, I woke up ...
 

Suggest remedy for a cut on foot from a rusty metallic object

I cut my foot on a rusty ladder when getting out of a lake onto a dock. The ladder has been in the lake (in Maine) for the past few weeks. I ve had a tetanus shot within the past 10 years and I ve ...
 

What is the effect and treatment cut by rusty blade ?

I accidentally cut my self while shaving and I notice the blade was rusty. This happened about three weeks ago. Now I m noticing red spots all over my body specially around the area where a cut my ...
 

Suggest treatment for cut by rusty metal

My 9 year old son came home with a long scratch on his upper arm from a rusty clothesline that he was trying to use as monkey bars. He has had all his immunizations up to date and isn t due for his next ...
 

What vaccines to take for injury caused by a rusty metal object in tongue ?

I ordered a greek salad from Pita Jungle and found a rusty metal object in eat while I was eating it and was stuck in the tongue by the object, there was a little bit of blood. Well today I am now having symptoms ...
 

Suggest treatment for cut in arm with rusty barbed wire

I got cut by rusty barbed wire today but I didn t realize it or do first aid until at least six hours after it happened. The cut isn t horribly deep into my arm but its deep enough I m concerned. I ...
 

Child has cut on arm after fall. Need for doctor?

My 8 year old son just fell from a tree and has a minor cut on his arm that may have been caused by a rusty metal object below the tree. We re not sure what cut him, but we need to err on the side of safety ...
 

Cut by rusty barbed wire. Should I go for tetanus shot ?

My son was cut today by rusty barbed wire. He is an adult, does not know when he had his last tetanus shot, and does not have insurance. He washed the wound and soaked it for a half hour and applied ...
 

Suggest remedy for injury in palm on a rusty nail

Hi, My daughter cut the palm of her hand on a rusty nail yesterday. I cleaned it with Dettol and steri stripped it. Today I have cleaned it twice and put an iodine impregnated gauze on it. She is 15 ...
 

After being accidentally stepping on a rusty nail saw cut & yellow/brown liquid

My husband stepped on a rusty nail last week. He cleaned the cut and applied neosporin. His foot has been hurting and today noticed an off yellowish/brown ooze (slightly thick) coming out of the cut ...
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if u cut urself with an rusty razor when shaving can u get sick...and if so what to look for...
Yes, you may get tetanus or any other bacterial infection. You may have to get a tetanus vaccine shot and apply antibacterial cream to the cut wound.
 
A 12 yr old girl got cut by a rusty nail and hasnt had tetness shot. Has Doc appt this Tues. can she wait to get tetness shot until Tuesday?
Hi, No she cannot wait. Get it to her immediately. Any further queries, happy to help again.
 
I cut myself with a semi rusty razor will i get sick even if i got a tentanus shit when i was 13? How long do tentanus shots last?
It is reccomended that you contact a doctor
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