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Neonatal tetanus

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 »

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Causes of Neonatal tetanus

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Neonatal tetanus: Undiagnosed Conditions

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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 even absent symptoms. Although the most common 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 "bad" bacteria, but can also kill the "good" bacteria in the gut. 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, 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 tissue, such as with a breast rash with redness and more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used 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 migraines can also 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 adverse fetal outcomes. See misdiagnosis of 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 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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