A 30-year-old member asked:
How long does it take to show signs of tetanus after being exposed?
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied answered
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
E incubation period: The incubation period varies from 3–21 days, with an average of eight days. The further the injury site is from the central nervous system, the longer the incubation period. The shorter the incubation period, the higher the risk of death.
Answered on May 31, 2018
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