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do u need a tetnus when a chipmunk bites u ?
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replied March 25th, 2012
Welcome to e health forum.

In case, you have been immunized with Tetanus vaccine in the last 5 -10 years, then there is no need for repeat Tetanus toxoid injections.

In case, it has not been done, or if you have doubts, when the last time, you were vaccinated, it would be a good idea to get vaccinated, by consulting your doctor at the earliest.

In addition, you may consult your doctor, who can prescribe you proper antibiotics, to prevent secondary bacterial infections, which are more common with rodent bites.


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