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Trod on screw sharp end whilst gardening--Slight piercing of

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Trod on screw sharp end whilst gardening--Slight piercing of foot c1/2 inch diameter red mark.No current pain last Tetanus jab 2004 Screw end did not appear rusty although head end was.
JA: How long have you had tetanus? Have you used any medication for it?
Customer: Never
JA: Got it. Have you seen a doctor about tetanus?
Customer: Only for injection in 2004
JA: Thank you so much for your time. Finally, is there anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: Slight asthma-high blood pressure both medicated.
Submitted: 10 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Hayat replied 10 days ago.

Hi..Dr Hayat here..You need a tetanus jab and  tetanus immunoglobulin too as it was  rusty...Apart from cleaning and washing the wound .

Expert:  Dr Hayat replied 10 days ago.

Is there anything else you need to ask ?

Expert:  Dr Hayat replied 10 days ago.

Please feel free to contact if you have any further queries or need to follow up.  Best wishes.