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Question: I cut my heal crossing over a huge pipe with barnicals on it yesterday afternoon at atlantic beach. Do I need a tetras shot
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It depends when was your last vaccination.

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Hello.

Thank you for the query.

If you have had tetanus shot in last 5 years than no. Otherwise you need a tetanus vaccination.

Hope this helps.
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