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Diary of a wound, treated with Underwoods medicine

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        05-27-2012, 12:05 AM
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    Originally Posted by Cherie    
    Deep wounds and puncture wounds always call for a Tetanus shot (anti-toxin). I keep a big bottle of it in the fridge.
    I didn't know that! What's the 'rules' on that? Give them to it the same day or if they got their yearly shots they're good?

    Really interested..
         
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        05-27-2012, 12:30 AM
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    Horses that get annual vaccinations that include Tetanus Toxoid are usually OK, but The Vet I used for 25 years said an anti-toxin shot was cheap insurance (about $2.00), so we do it just in case they still do not have a good antibody level for Tetanus.
         
        05-27-2012, 12:33 AM
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    Alright I will keep that in mind, thank you!
         
        05-27-2012, 12:45 AM
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    Yearling
    Thanks, Cherie. The accident just happened this morning, around 11:30, so it is wait and see what happens as far as further treatment. He is up on vacs, tetanus included, and there was no doubt he needed sutures as there was a clean v-cut forming a flap. I've pirated this thread enough, so will start new thread here when I have time in the next day or two, with pics when I replace bandaging on Monday, per vet directions. I will ask her about DMSO.
         
        05-27-2012, 01:00 AM
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    Don't use DMSO or any topical if your Vet stitched it.
         
        05-27-2012, 01:05 AM
      #26
    Yearling
    OK. Thanks.
         

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