Foreign object in the skin
First aid: Foreign object in the skin
If a foreign object is projecting from the skin:
If the object is completely embedded in your skin:
Seek medical help if:
Check your immunization record to be sure you're current on your tetanus shot (within 10 years unless the wound is deep or dirty). The immunization may be listed as Td, DTaP or Tdap.
Last Updated: 2011-12-10
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