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A 35 yr old female received a tetanus booster shot 2 days

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a 35 yr old female received a tetanus booster shot 2 days ago,After cutting her finger trying to change a wiper blade, now her whole body aches and her arm where the injection was hurts that she cannot sleep. what is wrong?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 1 year ago.

Hi there,
This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.
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It is possible she got a bacterial infection from the wound.

Not tetanus, but other bacterial infection.

She should be seen today and antibiotic course should be started.

For pain, ibuprofen may be taken.
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