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#1 of 4 Old 06-30-2009, 01:36 PM - Thread Starter
 
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and broke skin.
neither boy is vaccinated, but obviously neither have any diseases that I am aware of.
should I be concerned? reading online has me paranoid about tetanus. i have washed the wound and put polysporin on it. anything else i should do?

ETA: DS1 (the one who got bitten) did have his first 2 or 3 (can't remember, too long ago!) DPT shots. He is 4 years old.
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I would just keep doing what you are doing. Keep it washed and clean and look for signs of any redness signaling infection but I would not worry about tetanus.
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I agree...I wouldn't worry about tetanus at all in this case!

Just keep clean as you would any cut.

If the people let government decide what foods they eat and what medicines they take, their bodies will soon be in as sorry a state as are the souls of those who live under tyranny." Thomas Jefferson.

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