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Rusty prick under nail

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Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar MD

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

Answered by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Fatbardha Sejdini MD

I have stepped on an old nile , but blood didn't came out of my foot . And I don't remember when is the last time I got tetanus shot , i know for sure i got one 12 years ago . But the can remember if I got another one... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Fatbardha Sejdini ( Infectious Diseases Specialist)
Dr. Prasad MD

Today i got stab by a nail and its rusty please advise How soon i have till seek treatment ... View answer

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Dr. Monika Dede MD

While doing a home improvement project in my bedroom I hit an old carpet nail with my hand and it went into the cuticle of my thumb. I've put antibiotic ointment on it and a band aid, but I know I ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Monika Dede ( Infectious Diseases Specialist)
Dr. Michelle Gibson James MD

I stepped on a rusty nail a couple of weeks ago. The puncture healed quick but a couple of days later the top of my foot was swollen and very sore to the point that I was limping, Since then, it has ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Michelle Gibson James ( General & Family Physician)

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Dr. Navneet Mahajn MD

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... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Navneet Mahajn ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Harshita MD

I was pulling nails small nails stuck in concrete and one rusty nail flew and hit my eye lid causing a puncture wound, it didn t go deep, it was bleeding a bit I immediately washed ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Harshita ( Ophthalmologist)
Dr. Parul Salunke MD

I pricked my finger on a rusty nail. A tiny spec of blood the color of the rust appeared and i then wiped it off and no more blood appeared. I washed my hands shortly after. This was 90 minutes ago ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Parul Salunke ( Infectious Diseases Specialist)
Dr. S. Murugan MD

hello doctor, actually I have a question regarding pricking myself by a solid iron nail ... spend I have a problem of headache but no fever or flu like that.The pin was not rusty, So in this case ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. S. Murugan ( HIV AIDS Specialist)
Dr. Purva Patel MD

Hello. My Mom pricked her left foot with a rusty nail. She went to the hospital and was given a tetanus shot. They also cleaned the wound and removed a blackish thing. They then gave her antibiotics ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Purva Patel ( General & Family Physician)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr.    Mohammed Taher Ali MD

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

Dr.  T Chandrakant MD

Yes, you do. IF you are already immunized this will work as a booster. If you are not immunized in last 5 years take a reap too to have a proper immunization as advised by your Doctor, we advise to take one more after 1...

Dr. Swarnava Dattagupta MD

hello. no don't do it yourself. and the clotted blood wont go this way. it takes time to get clotted blood dissolved under nails. wait for another 7 days, it will start to fade. you can take painkiller if the...