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It broke the skin in two small places

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I was scratched by a racoon, not bitten, only scratched. It broke the skin in two small places. Do I need to have a tetanus shot or a rabies test?
any time you get a wound from a wild animal rabies and tetanus and other diseases like lymes disease can be transmitted you need to go to your family doc for eval and treatment
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