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What should I do after picking up some dirty needles

Patient: What should I do after picking up some dirty needles at a Walmart parking lot. Should I be worried

 

 

Doctor: Hi.Thanks for your query.You have a history of pricking some dirty needles.First of all you should take the boo ster dose of Tetanus toxoid.Keep the puncture site under observation and get a course of antibiotic.I hope this answer helps you

 


 

 
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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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