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I handled a hot vessel which was rusted and painted with carbon black (ash by fire). It was hot as when I left it, I saw my index finger pores are clogged with carbon black or rust. I tried hard to remove it but couldn't be successful. Do I need a tetanus shot?

1 Doctor Answered
Hye. Ideally there is less chance of a problem if there are no cuts on your palm and there is no severe injury. In case you have not taken a tetanus shot in the past 5 years, you could get one if there is a chance of a cut wound.
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