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I just scraped my leg on a rusted rerod......should I go get

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I just scraped my leg on a rusted rerod......should I go get a tetanus shot?
Welcome and thanks for your question , I am Dr. German and I look forward to helping you until you are satisfied ,yes with this type of injury , you should go to your local hospital and get a tetanus shot booster if you have not received a booster shot during the last 5 years .

In the meantime, you should clean the area with soap and water and apply a topical antibiotic cream like neosporin or polyporin which you can get over the counter.



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Customer: replied 4 years ago.

Should I go this evening or can it wait till tomorrow.

You should get it as soon as you can ,so this evening is preferable.




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