Such a wound needs tetanus? 2 days ago the right index finger was scraped a wound is not very deep own do not understand
Minor skin injuries do not need to inject tetanus antitoxin, keep the local cleanliness and hygiene, use cotton swabs dipped in iodophor to disinfect, do not touch the water to prevent bacterial infection, do not eat spicy and irritating food, eat more fresh fruits and vegetables, skin breaks can be coated with anti-inflammatory ointment, which is conducive to wound healing.
The picture is not yet very clear, if you are lacerated by rusty iron, it is still recommended to have a tetanus injection, which is usually best within 24 hours.Tetanus is a specific infection caused by Clostridium tetani invading the body through skin or mucous membrane wounds, releasing spasm toxin and causing muscle spasms.
Hello, according to your description of the situation and the picture, the wound is very superficial very clean, this wound does not need to inject tetanus antitoxin, it is recommended that the use of iodine disinfectant disinfection wound, exposed wounds do not need to dressing, tetanus bacteria can not survive in the aerobic environment, do not worry too much.