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Can Tetanus Affect One Part Of Your Body Or Does It Affect Every Muscle
Tetanus: Tetanus is caused by infectons from clostridium tetani. Infection usually spreads thru a cut or deep puncture wound. Muscle spasms occur in the jaw and elsewhere in the body. "local tetanus" is a very rare form of the disease whereby persistent muscle contractions occur in the same anatomic area of the injury (usually milder and resolves over a few weeks). ...Read more
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
If I have lockjaw (tetanus) would i be able to open my jaw fully? Stiffness in muscles in neck and jaw but i can open jaw fully. With lockjaw would i i be able to fully open jaw? Spasms all over body.
Feeling muscle weakness and mild pain throughout body, two days after Tetanus shot. Is it a side effect?
T Tetanus t: Sometimes the tetanus vaccine can cause mild side effects which may include soreness, redness, or swelling at the site of the injection, fever, headache or body aches and fatigue. These can be managed using NSAIDS and should resolve in a day or two. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was bitten by a raccoon with rabiesinf nov. Had all vaccines required within one week. I have muscle stiffness in neck & back still. Tetanus?
I took/taking rabies vaccine, tetanus, immune globulin after 16 day of exposed.I hav weaknes&muscle pins, tingling allover body.Should i worry abt rabies?
I stepped on an earring two days ago, and the site of the wound isn't bothering me, but I have pain in the muscle on the arch of my foot. Tetanus?
See your doctor: It is possible that you have a secondary bacterial infection from the puncture wound, and may need antibiotics. Tetanus is very unlikely, and wouldn't present this way. But you should make sure that you are up to date on your immunizations-- tetanus is called Tdap-- adults need a booster every 10 years. Please make an appointment ASAP with your primary care doctor so she/he can assess your foot. ...Read more
I stepped on a the pins that are on the security tags in a clothing store. Now I have muscle spasms in face, eyes, and legs is this tetanus ?
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