Neonatal tetanus: Introduction
Neonatal tetatnus or "tetatnus neonatorum" is a tetanus infection
of the newborn baby.
The infection is usually caught from another infected person (e.g. unvaccinated mother)
and enters the body through a wound such as the umbilical stump or the circumcised region. ...more »
Symptoms of Neonatal tetanus
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Neonatal tetanus: Deaths
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Causes of Neonatal tetanus
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Misdiagnosis and Neonatal tetanus
Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases,
because it may cause only mild or...read more »
Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely
to cause some level of diarrhea in patients.
The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only...read more »
Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the
more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed
(it can, of course, also fail to be diagnosed with...read more »
Rare type of breast cancer without a lump: There is a less common form
of breast cancer called inflammatory breast cancer.
Its symptoms can be an inflammation of the breast...read more »
Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue
with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure.
The "cuff" around the arm to measure blood pressure can simply be...read more »
Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be
correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients.
These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but...read more »
Undiagnosed celiac disease in pregnancy harms fetus: The failure
to diagnose the common but less known digestive disease celiac disease (see symptoms of celiac disease)
is linked to...read more »
Misdiagnosed weight-related causes of infertility: A woman's weight status
can affect her level of fertility.
Although obesity or overweight can in themselves reduce fertility, there are other
weight-related or associated...read more »
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Prevention of Neonatal tetanus
Prevention information for Neonatal tetanus has been compiled from various data sources
and may be inaccurate or incomplete.
None of these methods guarantee prevention of Neonatal tetanus.
- Umbilical cord hygiene
- Circumcision hygiene
- Avoid baby contact with anyone with tetatnus
- Maternal vaccination against tetatnus
- more preventions...»
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