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Had a dog bite. Haven't taken a tetanus shot still. The pain and swelling has reduced. Is it required?

Hello! I've debrided a dog bite area which wasn't contaminated with all aseptic precautions. However I haven't advised the person for a tetanus shot. Now after 2 weeks, the initial swelling has subsided and the person is walking with a normal gait. Is it worrying if some pain is still felt around the affected area? some kind of occasional spasm.
Asked On : Fri, 26 Apr 2013
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hi dog bite, dog immunised against rabies, better go and get immunised against rabis and tetanus.. dont ignore.
Answered: Mon, 10 Jun 2013
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