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Peeling of skin on thumb no blood fear tetanus

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Dr. Abhijit Sonawane MD

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... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Abhijit Sonawane ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Chobufo Ditah MD

my son has a skin problem on his thumb. It started a week or so ago, my husband noticed the skin around his thumbnail looked bruised and puffy. Now, it looks split and peeling and bruised. What... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Chobufo Ditah ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Saurabh Gupta MD

sense... ie blood or bleeding injury below the skin.... and she said it would take longer to heal / go ...yes I asked this question before on this website....the top of my left thumb was "hit" on the... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Saurabh Gupta ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr. Naveen Kumar Sharma MD

sense... ie blood or bleeding injury below the skin.... and she said it would take longer to heal / go ...yes I asked this question before on this website....the top of my left thumb was "hit" on the... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Naveen Kumar Sharma ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr.     Rovena Murati MD

in left field... Yesterday at the store I cut--really just scraped...no blood...my forearm in the milk ... to something completely unrelated since the site is truly non impressive. I have not had a tetanus... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Rovena Murati ( General & Family Physician)

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Dr.  Kalpana Pathak MD

the package and very lightly my thumb pressed on one of them peeling it off to open it. It hurt but it didn t go in the skin I don t think, and theres no blood at all or mark. Will I get... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Kalpana Pathak ( Dermatologist)
Dr.  Roopa Hiremath MD

saw a little scratch but no blood nor any deepness to it just a line above the skin not even redness ...My finger had a scar...ish wound which caused by peeling with finger and it touched my poop. Can ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Roopa Hiremath ( Infectious Diseases Specialist)
Dr. Ashok Kumar Dash MD

I got stuck in my thumb with a carpet tack when pulling it up under the carpet, it s been over 10 yrs since i had a tetanus shot...it was a little prick drew blood for a sec then stopped i washed ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ashok Kumar Dash ( Ophthalmologist)
Dr.  Chobufo Ditah MD

I was working in the garden yesterday afternoon and a VOLE bit me on my thumb...the varmit s teeth penetrated the skin of my thumb. I expressed blood from the two little puncture holes, rinsed... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Chobufo Ditah ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Ashok Kumar Dash MD

under neath my thumb nail and started bleeding . My thumb nail been hurting since then and sometime it feels like my tip of my thumb nail going to explode . It kind hard where I cut it . Show I go ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ashok Kumar Dash ( Ophthalmologist)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Ashok Kumar Dash MD

you should take tetanus short.

Dr. Thulasimani Munisamy MD

ATS needs to be skin tested prior to administration. Test dose of ATS should be done in hospital settings because of risk of development of life threatening allergy. Tetanus toxoid can be safely given...

Dr.  Divakara MD

If there is no breach in the skin or no bleeding then no need , but do take tetanus.