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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