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So i got a scratch on foot that did not bleed rigjt away bottom

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So i got a scratch on foot that did not bleed rigjt away bottom of a door in my camper wacked my foot scratched it amd its bruised
Its been awhile sincr my kast tetnus like 15 yrs maybe im scared of shots since anincident woth hep b injection
Do i need one i cleaned it
Im a very anxious person my jaw both side ache tonight but i ate tuff sausage
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 1 year ago.
Hi there,You will not get tetanus so soon.The jaw tightness is just muscle spasm relayed from anxiety and tough sausage.Clean cut is not a risk factor for tetanus.The risk of tetanus nowadays is very very low.Still you should get the tetanus shot for any future cuts. Thank you for sharing your concerns with us today. If you have any additional questions or need further clarifications, please do not hesitate to ask. I am here to answer them. I wish you good health. Regards, ***** *****
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok just nervous
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 1 year ago.
do not be nervous.This is common cut --not a concerning one.Best wishes