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Small wound exposed in extremely dirty water.

I had small open wound on my foot and I had to go in extremely dirty water (due to rain and mixed with drainage) and there were lot of animals (mainly cows) around with their feces. I am extremely worried what is the risk of getting infections out of it? Should I get Tetanus vaccination (last time I got injection about 1.5 years back for another wound)?
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replied November 29th, 2018
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. If you have vaccinated for tetanus in last 5 years then there is no need for any further vaccination. You should just keep the wound aseptic and proper topical care.

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