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What are the symptoms of tetanus?

Tetanus shows up mainly as uncontrollable muscle spasms all over the body. The spasms are especially noticeable at first near the infection area and in the head, neck and jaw. As the disease progresses, these spasms appear all over the body.

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Author: Dr Idan Ben-Barak PhD, MSc, BSc (Med)
First answered: 19 Sep 2014
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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Category: Whooping cough (pertussis)


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