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After stepping on a nail, it would be a good idea to clean the wound and to consider a tetanus booster if you have not had one within the last 10 years. You may need antibiotics depending on how dirty the nail might have been.

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Can you get hepatitis from stepping on a nail?

Hepatitis B and C are blood borne diseases. If the nail was covered with blood, yes you can get Hepatitis from stepping on a nail. Hepatitis A usually comes from unsanitary conditions. Depending on the location of the nail, you might get Hepatitis A from it. Still, there is a far greater danger of tetanus.

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Traveller General Lee's horse died when?

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