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?
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1 answer • 13 Dec 2009
what if vaccine touched skin when vial opened to admin to a pt
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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. ...
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