Tetanus

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Tetanus

Post by TheWarrior » Tue Feb 12, 2019 2:40 pm

Whats the advice for somebody has a tetanus symptoms more then 48 hour from the injury? Is tetanus shot even effective?
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Re: Tetanus

Post by JUDGEDREDD » Tue Feb 12, 2019 2:53 pm

Go to the doctor's / hospital now! Tetanus is deadly. I got a cut that potentially was turning to tetanus, I went to the hospital about 3-4 days later and had it cleaned and a shot. Ended up with a nice fever and mild tetanus symptoms including a slight devils smile! I was a big fat pusspuss when getting my jab however the lady doing it was a trainee and it was the least painful jab I've ever had. Granted this was all in Thailand. But yeah, go to the bloody doctors / hospital now!!!


Long story short. You will die without treatment. Go sort it out now.
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Re: Tetanus

Post by Kammekor » Tue Feb 12, 2019 3:21 pm

^ this, better be quick and get it cleaned and get a shot and further treatment within hours since you already waited more than 48 hours.

If you're infected and too late you're in serious trouble.
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Re: Tetanus

Post by Anchor Moy » Tue Feb 12, 2019 3:29 pm

Adding to what the others said - go get medical attention NOW. Like this afternoon. Don't wait, this could be life-threatening. Just do it even if you're not sure.
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