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Kearneysville WV, 25430
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Tetanus, also known as "lockjaw", is a disease of the nerves caused by bacteria in a contaminated wound. The tetanus bacteria are commonly found in the soil and enters the body through any opening, from a slight scratch to a severe wound. It can cause painful spasms of all muscles, convulsions and even death.

You should get a Tetanus vaccine if:
1. You are lacking a complete primary series of tetanus and diphtheria vaccines.
2. If you have not had a booster of tetanus in the last 10 years.
3. If you have a more severe or dirty wound and more than 5 years have elapsed since the last tetanus booster.