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Do i need a tetanus

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Is tetanus immunisation required for travel?

was immunized for tetanus and about 13 years ago had a tetanus booster. I am travelling to Morocco inthree weeks. Do I need the Tdap or a booster tetanus shot? Will it be effective given my time frame for travelling? ...
 

Is tetanus vaccination necessary for injured foot?

need to get a tetanus shot immediately? ...my daughter got her last tetanus shot in 2008 when she was 5.5 years old. I believe she's due ...
 

Is a repeated tetanus shot necessary for a mild injury?

Today i fell onbthe road some scatchea here and there with little blood i have been vaccinated in july last year and was vaccinated in 2010 also do i need to get my self tetnus vaccinated today or just ...
 

Fell and got wound which bled. Need of tetanus injection?

my spouse fell inside a bus she got a wound on her XXXXXXX which bled a bit, she was wearing jeans which did not tear.Does she need a tetanus injection ...
 

Had tetanus shot and noticed numbness at injection site. No swelling or redness. Concerned

My 10 year old had a tetanus shot today in his right arm as part of his normal check up. He now has ... . Do I need to get him to a doctor tonight? ...
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Is tetanus needed for scratch?

My finger had a scar...ish wound which caused by peeling with finger and it touched my poop. Can you get tetanus like that? Also i jumped to the bed and felt a scratch on my arm and when i checked i ...
 

What med is given for tetanus?

My doctor advised me to get a tetanus shot. I am 78 and we go fishing and camping a lot and he felt it would be a good idea. I need to look up the different meds so I can see if one of them is covered in my ...
 

Is tetanus shot needed for a staple cut on palm?

... but it is an old place that was dusty... I haven t had a tetanus shot in 12-15 years. Should I be concerned? ...
 

Is tetanus vaccine needed in a iron nail injury?

a jeans at that point ...... I just want to know I dint get the tetanus injection because Of the scab ... pain around in the muscle. Please tell me is ok for now without getting injected with tetanus vaccine . ...
 

Is it necessary to take tetanus shot for cut in the finger?

bleeding. Am worried about a tetnus shot, he doesn t think he needs one. ...
 

Is tetanus injection ideal in case of a cut on toe?

if she would need it sewn up or glued. She didn t have to have either, but the doctor suggested that she get a tetanus shot since she is almost 11. I agreed to it and she had it. It has been 2 days and her ...
 

Is only tetanus shot recommended for a dog bite?

out from the pain. She got in touch with her doctor this morning and they said all she needs to do ...
 

Wound on the leg which is deep. Need a tetanus shot?

really need a band-aide. Should he have a tetanus shot? I wouldn t even ask, except that the ladder had ...
 

Does a dog bite need a rabies and tetanus injection?

I was bitten by my dog about 30 min ago. It is more of a haematoma than a wound, but the teeth did scrape me and there were a few drops of blood. Should I get tetanus and rabies injections? I am 55years ...
 

Do I need tetanus shot after experiencing a cut?

Hi, I just cut my finger on a broken vase. It had old water in it, but dont know that I touched the water. I think I cut my finger on the outside of the vase as it was breaking. Do I need a tetanus shot ...
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what.needs to be skin tested prior to administration, the ATS or Tetanus Toxoid??
ATS needs to be skin tested prior to administration. Test dose of ATS should be done in hospital settings because of risk of development of life threatening allergy. Tetanus toxoid can be safely given without test dose at home itself.
 
Hi my 3 yr old was cut with a rusted razor. Does he need to go to the hospital?
I think you have a fear about tetanus. Your fear is valid but he just needs tetanus globulin at the emergency.
 
2 weeks ago I fell down on iron steps and got injury on left leg so is it necessary to take tetenus shots? and if I do take will it have any side effects?
No need to take any tetanus shot if there is no open wound, if you do no take the Tetanus then there would be no side effects
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