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Tetanus Vaccine
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Tetanus Vaccine

Is there any evidence that this vaccine can cause long term health problems?  And if so what tests can prove this in an individual?  Many thanks.
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Hello,

There are no scientific studies that I am aware of that describe any long term health problems associated with the tetanus vaccination.

~•~ Dr. Parks

This answer is not intended as and does not substitute for medical advice. The information presented in this posting is for patients’ education only. As always, I encourage you to see your personal physician for further evaluation of your individual case.
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