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skin abrasion/ tetanus, autoimmune reaction

my 20 year old son was sanding a rusty gate this afternoon. He scraped his arm on the corner. He hhad a shirt on, but there was a skin abrasion under the shirt. There was no bleeding. I cleaned it thoroughly with soap, water and hydrogen peroxide. His last Tdap booster was 8 years ago. He has an autoimmune disease and has been given recommendations by his physician not to get any further vaccinations. I am concerned about tetanus, but am also concerned about a possible autoimmune reaction if he gets a vaccine. Any advice would be appreciated.
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replied November 6th, 2014
Thank you for asking

If the son is not good with vaccines he can go for passive immunity. ATS are easily available over the counter. Prophylaxis would be wise. He is at a healthy age interval. it should not be a problem for him.

Also i would suggest wound management and regular dressing.

Take care


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