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Signs of Tetanus

Symptoms of Tetanus

The list of medical symptoms mentioned in various sources for Tetanus may include:

Note that Tetanus symptoms usually refers to various medical symptoms known to a patient, but the phrase Tetanus signs may often refer to those signs that are only noticable by a doctor.

Signs or Symptoms of Tetanus:

Common first signs of tetanus are headache and muscle stiffness in the jaw, followed by stiffness of the neck, difficulty swallowing, muscle spasms, sweating, and fever. (Source: excerpt from Shots for Safety -- Age Page -- Health Information: NIA)

More Symptoms of Tetanus:

More detailed symptom information may be found on the symptoms of Tetanus article. In addition to the above medical information, to get a full picture of the possible signs or symptoms of this condition and also possibly the signs and symptoms of its related medical conditions, it may be necessary to examine symptoms that may be caused by:

Medical articles on signs and symptoms:

These general reference articles may be related to medical signs and symptoms of disease in general:

What are the signs of Tetanus?

The phrase "signs of Tetanus" should, strictly speaking, refer only to those signs and symptoms of Tetanus that are not readily apparent to the patient. The word "symptoms of Tetanus" is the more general meaning; see symptoms of Tetanus.

The signs and symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Tetanus. This medical information about signs and symptoms for Tetanus has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Tetanus signs or Tetanus symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Tetanus may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Tetanus symptoms.


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