26 Jul 2010
Yes. If you have experienced a deep or puncture wound, or a wound contaminated with dirt, a booster dose of Tetanus vaccine may be given (if the last tetanus dose was more than five years ago).
This booster shot will protect you against tetanus infections.
- Tetanus Toxoid Information for Consumers
- Tetanus Toxoid Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Tetanus Toxoid (detailed)
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Is there will be a side effect if I inject the tetanus toxoid at the same arm where the skin test of Anti-toxin serum is?
1 answer • 14 Aug 2009
Diphtheria Toxoid/Pertussis, Acellular/Tetanus Toxoid - Haing an adverse reaction to Dtap vacc,,pins
... and needles in chest arm back, jaw pain, and burning prickly numb sensations. Al is happening same side as injection.. Could this be a bad side ...
1 answer • 29 Mar 2010
what if vaccine touched skin when vial opened to admin to a pt
1 answer • 7 Mar 2015
My husband still has a red, somewhat sore localized lump on the 4th day after a routine tetanus booster. Should he be checked, or is this ok?
2 answers • 15 May 2015
..I was poked by a rusty screw and went for tetanus trweatment... having no prior immunization I am concerned. They gave a shot--one shot, of the Td. ...
0 answers • 31 Mar 2016