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Tetanus vaccine for a wound in the finger - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   my girlfriend has an infected finger how can she go about treating it
Doctor :   please go ahead with ur medical query
User :   she has pain
Doctor :   did she hurt her finger?
User :   she cut a piece of skin on the side of her nail and some how it got infected
User :   what can she use?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   did she take tetanus vaccine?
Doctor :   how many days back she had this cut
User :   no she did not
User :   1 week
Doctor :   she needs to take shot of tetanus vaccine
Doctor :   if she has not taken in recent past
Doctor :   in past 6 months time

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