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Lock Jaw in my right joint. How can I fix this?

Posted 14 May 2014 by Blue222 3 answers

I am trying to figure out if I can do any DIY treatment that won't require me to visit a doctor or dentist, whether this means taking an over-the-counter medication or using another method. For a couple years my jaw would pop whenever I chewed my food, but this only happened on rare occasion. ...

Is 6-7 tetanus shots in a 1 yr period dangerous? And what could happen?

Posted 18 Oct 2017 by Oregonducks541 0 answers

Hi, I do a lot of outdoor extreme rock climbing & of sort. . . I've had quite a few ER visits and when I am unable to answer the questions about medical history and what not ( when's the last tetanus shot) I can't remember getting one or not so I tend to get another. Is this ...

Can you get tetanus even if you had a vaccine in the past 5 years?

Posted 24 Feb 2017 by RobDawg 1 answer

This morning I cut myself on a rusty nail while falling off of a fence. The cut wasn't very deep and I had a tetanus vaccination 2 years ago but I'm a hypochondriac so of course I'm gonna worry. Please help. Sincerely, scared

Should a tetanus shot and a steroid shot be given within hours of each other?

Posted 28 Feb 2017 by maneedtoknow 0 answers

My daughter with 33 weeks pregnancy was scheduled for a steroid shot by her doctor to help develop her baby,s lungs. She was very swollen and at the clinic after checking she was diagnosed with preclampsia. The doctor then stated she needed to be admitted to the hospital immediately and ordered a ...

Does my daughter need a Tetanus booster or shot?

Posted 24 Aug 2016 by mavillapalli 0 answers

My daughter had a minor scrape on her knee 4 days back. She is 9 years old. She had her 2nd DTP booster when she was around 5 years old. Though the wound doesn't look deep, does she needs a Tetanus shot? Considering she had her DTP booster 4.5 years ago, is that enough?

HyperTET S/D - where do you get the TIG? I have an injury and all they have to give me is the Td.?

Posted 31 Mar 2016 by bamboom 0 answers

..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. vaccine. Is that even going to help? I read you need 2-3 doses of that PLUS TIG (Immunoglobulin)

Methylprednisolone - Can I get a tetanus shot while taking the 6 day Medrol pack? I have only taken?

Posted 11 Aug 2015 by decvlc 1 answer

... day 1. I was spurred by a rooster and everyone is telling me that I need a tetanus shot

Is it normal for body temp to change drastically throughout the day?

Posted 9 May 2015 by mustardmaster 1 answer

Out of boredom and curiosity I decided to take my oral temperature every 20 minutes as I go about my day, and so far my temperature has dipped and drifted from a near-hypothermic 96.2 to a low fever of 99.7 and back. I just had a tetanus shot after receiving a deep wound on my arm that I ...

Tetanus Toxoid - Is redness, heat, swelling 4th day after vaccination normal?

Posted 15 May 2015 by summersnow 2 answers

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?

Can allergic reaction to prevnar 13, also cause neck lump/swelling?

Posted 15 Jan 2015 by Vper 1 answer

Had allergic reaction to tetanus/diphtheria shot few yrs. back. Dr. gave me a prevnar 13 shot on Dec. 4, 2014. Swelled, red, spread on upper left arm. 2-3 wks. later, have hard lump in left side of neck. Any possible connection?

How do I Keep my teeth clean with lockjaw?

Posted 10 Jul 2014 by Iucyb 2 answers

It's been a week since I had impacted wisdom removed and the pain and swelling is minimal but I can't open my mouth enough to brush my teeth. I rinse with saline and baking soda water after drinking my pureed food (can't chew)and use mouthwash but I am very concerned this is not ...

Diphtheria Toxoid/Pertussis, Acellular/Poliovirus Vaccine, Inactivated/Tetanus Toxoid - My 18 month?

Posted 12 Sep 2014 by sams hogger 1 answer

... old is given kinrix by mistake.what should I expect now?

Has anyone had side effects from tetanus vaccine?

Posted 26 Nov 2013 by B Costa 2 answers

I had the shot 2 months ago, felt lightheaded and foggy within minutes, it's been down hill ever since... weakness, exhaustion, vibrating in legs and neck area, buzzing in my head, and confusion. Today I became very emotional, sobbing, not like me at all. Dr. sent me for bloodwork, waiting for ...

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