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Cutting hand on rusty nail tetanus

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While doing a home improvement project in my bedroom I hit an old carpet nail with my hand ... haven't had a tetanus shot in close to ten years (don't remember exactly). Is this the kind of situation ...

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i pricked lightly the palm of my hand indoors with a rusty planter nail? Do I need a technic shot? ...

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Can tetanus be found in household dust? My 8.5 month old son is on a delayed vaccine schedule ... a scratch by his eyebrow that looks like it was caused by his finger nail. Shortly after i was looking ...

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do i need a tetanus shot for a sliver cut on my thumb from a rusty key also there was a sliver of peeling skin there was no bleeding and do not know when i had my last tetanus shot it was ten years ago i ...

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Yesterday I cut my hand when I tripped and dirt got into the cut I cleaned the cut really well. I wonder if I need a tetnus shot? I think my last one was 6 to 8 years ago. If I do need one, how long can ...

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I got a small cut last sunday, the third. I believe what cut me was a piece of a rusty old nail that had been in that barn for a long time. Which means there is a good chance that the nail had manure ...

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Hi, i m 19 155 lbs. And 5 9, and today I scratched my hand on a rusty nail, the scratch BARELY bled ... it out with hand soap. should I need a tetanus shot? ...

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I feel back putting my hand out and fell on a old nail... It went in at the base of my palm.. right at a vein. Blood everywhere.. I applied pressure, held my hand above my heart and all is fine now.. Do I ...

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I accidentally cut my knuckles with a rusty piece of fencing wire. The skin around the incision ... stung quite noticeably. I was unaware I was even cut in the first place until a friend notices blood ...

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I touched some rust with my hands and then after sometime, about an hour, I masturbated with the clothes on. Can I get tetanus or any disease? ...

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I got pricked by a slightly rusty nail, and no blood came out. I don t recall the last time I got a tetanus shot, but my mom told me it s fine since it s not really swelling. It happened during the night ...

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My daughter got a bad cut on her left thumb and lost some finger nail at school this afternoon when ... a doctor because she worried of getting infection of tetanus. We went to a walking clinic medical office ...

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Hi, I scratched my hand on a rusted nail yesterday afternoon, even though it barely punctured my skin it is still a rusted nail, also given that I am on Isotretinoin ( Sotret) medication.10 mg daily ...

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hi today like 5 hours ago i climbed a rusty net and i have 3 verry verry tiny scratches on my hand... if im infected by tentanus can i go tomorrow instead of today? because its 1:30am right now...or it can ...

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Hi, I stepped on an Iron Nail while trying a glittery slipper that attracted my attention from a roadside vendor s shop.I got a TT injection within 2 hours , but am not able to move my had due ...

Mobile Questions and Answers

doctor1 MD

you should take tetanus short.

doctor1 MD

Yes, you may get tetanus or any other bacterial infection. You may have to get a tetanus vaccine shot and apply antibacterial cream to the cut wound.

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Hi kadian You must take a booster inj Tetanus toxoid Clean and dress the wound. Reply with thanks.