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Old 07-22-2011, 01:24 AM   #1
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History of needle shots taken? kind of worried about infection from cut off metal

I am just wondering if we have a history of needle shots taken when we were in elementry school??

i am pretty darn sure i never got the rust shot when i was in elementry, i never bothered getting it...

well now i am scared i might have an infection from doing car maintenance which leads to tetanus, and i beleive that is curable if you got the shot, which i dont have i am pretty sure..

my pinky got cut, i never knew till i had to do some errands... i never thought it was serious so i didnt wash the cut till after about 45 minutes..

so i noticed when i apply pressure to my pinky bone there is pain in the joint, the cut was right on the joint also.. it was just yesterday when i got the cut... i am scared and paranoid now

how soon can a doctor give me the rust cut? and will it cure my tetanus if i do have it

if you dont know what "tetanus" is here is a link below
Tetanus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
man i sure hope i dont end up like that guy in the pic in the link

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Old 07-22-2011, 01:47 AM   #2
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Old 07-22-2011, 01:51 AM   #3
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Yeah, you should see a doctor ASAP.

They should have all the records of your past shots taken.

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Have u gotten lockjaw yet? If not, dun worry urself to death, get it checked just in case, I aint a docrtor so dun take my word too well LOL
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Everytime you go to the hospital emerg for almost anything they give you a tetanus shot.
"Rust shot" lol
Have you been to the emerg for anything in the past five years? Thats how often your supposed to get a tetanus shot I believe.
Anytime you cut yourself on or near a joint in your hands its gonna hurt right round the joint and bone thats usual inflammation caused by the cut.
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FYI, you should be getting a booster tetanus shot every 10 years. Speaking of which, I think I'm overdue myself for a booster!
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i believe tetanus shots aren't given in schools, you have to get one yourself
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They do do tetanus at school but yeah you need one every 10 years and it won't hurt you to get them more often.

So go and get one ASAP.
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i just got it done, luckily no wait time...
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The fucking shot usually hurts more than the damn cut. My last one was in my shoulder and it hurt for a week!

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if you go to your local health authority (fraser health, vancouver coastal health) you can ask a list of your past immunizations.
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if you are not sure get the shot. It's not that bad and think you will be fine for the next 10 years with nothing to worry about.
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everyone in the past like 15 years got one in gr.10 in high school, so if your within that time range your probably good
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^depends. There are some educated people =).

If you're truly paranoid, I'd go to the medical emergency to get a prophylactic/post-exposure tetanus shot. The shot is given if in any case you are infected, it's pretty much like an antitoxin (think of it as an antibiotic). If i were you, I'd get your tetanus shot even if you don't have any symptoms just because it can be quite fatal as ppl have mentioned.
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