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Tetanus shot, Difficulty breathing - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi, I stepped on a nail two days ago, which may have been dirty.
Doctor :  
How can i help you
Doctor :  
Please proceed
User :   But I had my tetanus shot and now my throat is hurting and it's hard to breathe.
User :   Can I still get tetanus?
Doctor :  
Doctor :   i will help you in this
Doctor :   Can i ask few questions
User :   Sure.
Doctor :  
Wats your age ?
User :   18.
Doctor :   When did this happen
User :   This morning.
User :   But I stepped on the nail two days ago.
Doctor :   was there any bleeding form the wound
User :   Yes.
Doctor :  
Doctor :   did you clean the wound with antiseptic
User :   I used hydrogen peroxicide.
Doctor :  
Doctor :   after how many hours of wound did you take tetanus shot
User :   I have had the tetanus shot for months.
User :   This is afterwards.
User :   I only have five minutes, sorry if I disappear.
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
then the chances of tetanus is very very less

Doctor :  
no need to worry
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