What Happens When You Step on a Rusty Nail?

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If you stepped on a rusty nail, you should rinse your foot or rub some alcohol on it. Then, you should go straight to the hospital and tell them you stepped on a rusty nail, so they can treat it. Rusty nails have lots of bacteria on them.
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It will hurt. Note that you CAN get tetanus from a nail which is not rusty. The organism that causes tetanus lives in dirt; rust has very little to do with it.
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If it punctures the skin it can cause tetanus (lock jaw). A VERY painful
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I stepped on one when I was four....it was a very rusty nail...went right through my right foot, through my slippers first. When I looked down, the tip of the rusty nail was poking
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