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Suggest dosage for a tetanus shot

Apr 2017
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when is it too late to receive a tetanus shot after being cut by a sharp piece of glass?
Posted Wed, 29 Nov 2017 in Lump
Answered by Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel 44 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Ideal time is within 24 hours of injury . 72 hours is too late .

Detailed Answer:
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I have evaluated your query thoroughly .

* Ideally you should get tetanus shot within first 24 hours after cut by a sharp
piece of glass .

* Beyond 72 hours of period of such injury is too late .

Hope this clears your query .
Welcome for any further assistance .

Wishing you fine health ahead .
Regards dear take care .
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