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Can you die from tetanus?

You absolutely can die from tetanus if you do not receive the treatment, which is a LONG and painful process. In fact, that's why everyone is so adamant that you receive the v (MORE)
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What are the symptoms of tetanus?

Jaw spasms (lockjaw) stiffness of the neckdifficulty in swallowingstiffness of the abdominal musclesfeversweatingelevated blood pressurerapid heart ratespasms often occurhigh (MORE)
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How can tetanus be prevented?

active prophylaxis by taking 3 injection of tetanus toxiod 0-1-6 month interval and passive by taking antitetanus immunoglobulin

What is the vector for tetanus?

The vectors for the tetanus bacteria (aka: Clostridium  tetani) are most commonly contaminated soil, dust, or animal  manure. But it can exsist in or on practically anything (MORE)

Can horses get tetanus?

Answer   Yes, but many horses are vaccinated against it.   Answer   Horses are actually more prone to tetanus than most other animals! It is caused by a toxin whi (MORE)

Is tetanus contagious?

Tetanus is transmitted by getting the bacteria into your bloodstream through a wound. It is not transmitted from person to person.
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What causes tetanus?

Tetanus is caused by a bacterium known as Clostridium tetani. The bacterium is commonly found in soil, dust and manure and usually enters the body through a cut or other wound (MORE)

How tetanus is transmitted?

  Tetanus is caused by the bacteria called Clostridium tetani. Clostridium tetani is often found in soil, dust and animal waste.   Tetanus is contracted through a cut o (MORE)
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Who discoverd tetanus?

Nicolaier was the one who discovered the anaerobic bacillus Clostridium Tetani in 1885. Almost simultaneously, in 1889, Kitasato, obtained the bacillus of tetanus in pure cult (MORE)
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When to get tetanus shot?

If you have not had a tetanus shot since 2005 you should get the new Tdap now. Otherwise you should routinely get an update every 10 years. You should get one if you have a (MORE)