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8 hours ago Also known as: tetanusContent medically reviewed byDr. Rakshith BharadwajMD, Internal MedicineView full profile onLinkedIn

SymptomsSymptomsIf you or someone you know is exhibiting symptoms of Lockjaw, seek medical attention immediately.

Symptoms of tetanus appear from a few days to several weeks after the bacteria enter the body.

  • Painful muscle contractions and stiffness, particularly in the jaw and neck
  • Jerking or staring, which are signs of seizures
  • Difficulty opening the mouth
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Stiffness in the abdomen
  • Painful body spasms which last for several minutes, triggered by minor things such as a loud noise, light or touch
  • Fever
  • Excessive sweating
  • Increased heart rate and blood pressure

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8 hours ago WebTetanus is an infection caused by bacteria called Clostridium tetani. When these bacteria enter the body, they produce a toxin that causes painful muscle contractions. Another name for tetanus is “lockjaw”. It often …

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4 hours ago WebAug 29, 2022 · Tetanus is different from other vaccine-preventable diseases because it does not spread from person to person. The bacteria are usually found in soil, dust, and …

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8 hours ago WebTetanus is an infection caused by a bacterium called Clostridium tetani. Spores of tetanus bacteria are everywhere in the environment, including soil, dust, and manure. The spores …

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7 hours ago WebJun 15, 2021 · Diagnosis Doctors diagnose tetanus based on a physical exam, medical and vaccination history, and the signs and symptoms of muscle spasms, muscle rigidity and …

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1 hours ago WebTetanus infection can lead to serious health problems, including being unable to open the mouth and having trouble swallowing and breathing. Symptoms Symptoms of tetanus

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Just Now WebTetanus is an acute, sometimes fatal, disease of the central nervous system, caused by the toxin of the bacterium clostridium tetani. The bacterium clostridium tetani usually enters …

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7 hours ago WebTetanus, also known as lockjaw, is a bacterial infection caused by Clostridium tetani, and is characterized by muscle spasms. In the most common type, the spasms begin in the jaw and then progress to the rest …

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3 hours ago WebTetanus is a clinical syndrome without confirmatory laboratory tests. Characteristic symptoms of tetanus are painful muscular contractions, primarily of the masseter and …

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8 hours ago WebDec 13, 2017 · Tetanus, also called lockjaw, is a serious infection caused by Clostridium tetani. This bacterium produces a toxin that affects the brain and nervous system, …

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1 hours ago WebJul 17, 2012 · Tetanus is a serious bacterial infection that affects the nervous system and causes muscles throughout the body to tighten. It’s also called lockjaw because the …

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6 hours ago WebFeb 5, 2022 · Before antibiotics were available, diphtheria was a common illness in young children. Today, the disease is not only treatable but also preventable with a vaccine. …

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5 hours ago WebTetanus is a disease caused by bacteria called Clostridium tetani. The bacteria are usually found in soil, dust, and manure (animal poop). These bacteria usually enter the body …

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4 hours ago WebTetanus is a disease caused by the toxin of a bacterium. There are two ways by which the disease can be contracted: Tetanus can be contracted from dirt that enters through …

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Just Now WebTetanus is an uncommon but very dangerous disease — of every 10 people who get it, as many as 2 will die. Thanks in part to tetanus vaccines, deaths from tetanus in the …

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Just Now WebDec 20, 2022 · tetanus, also called lockjaw, acute infectious disease of humans and other animals, caused by toxins produced by the bacillus Clostridium tetani and characterized …

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2 hours ago WebNov 17, 2020 · Tetanus is a serious illness contracted through exposure to the spores of the bacterium, Clostridium tetani, which live in soil, saliva, dust and manure. The bacteria …

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