When Should You Get a Tetanus Shot after a Puncture Wound?

Tetanus, often called “lockjaw,” is a bacterial infection that causes serious painful muscle spasms and can lead to death. The tetanus shot or vaccine has made tetanus a preventable disease. Thanks to its widespread use, it has become very uncommon in the United States. Even …

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What Are The Symptoms Of Tetanus Infection?

Tetanus, also called Lockjaw, is a serious disease cause by a bacterial toxin called Clostridium tetani. It attacks the nervous system, leading to painful muscle contractions in the jaw and neck that make it difficult to breathe or swallow, and can prove fatal.  Spread Clostridium …

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