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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. ...

Can 500 mg of amoxicillin be used to treat staph infection or cellulitus?

Posted 9 Jan 2018 by traymorgan76 0 answers

I had a huge raised red spot pop up on my ankle where I accidentally walked into some bob wire which pierced my skin. The bob wire wasn't rusted and even if it had been, I've had my tetanus shot. But it's raised and red and immensely sore. It has not came to a head yet and I'm ...

Will CRP elevated to 180 be reduced by prednisone 60 mg day?

Posted 23 Dec 2017 by Diva7070 1 answer

Dog punture wound in arm muscle with tetanus shot next day started causing muscle weakness both arms glutes and thighs gradually immobiluzing me. Jaw pain neck stiffness sleepiness weight loss muscle weakness and pain 10. Low grade fever night sweats. 7 hrs in ER and multiple tests were negative ...

HyperTET S/D - How can I get this medication?

Posted 30 Dec 2017 by Inneed1217 0 answers

The patient had infected with the tetanus bacteria for more than 72 hours , so now it is cobverted in toxins. We need the medication

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?

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