Doctor insights on:
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
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?
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.
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?
Cut my finger in cat dissection.I took tetenus, rabies immune globin&rabies vaccine.I hav mild muscle pins&spasm in body.Is it from rabies or vaccine?
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 ?
Could anxiety cause severe muscle spasms for last 48 hours? Anxious from getting tetanus from cut could this cause spasms?
My wife had tetanus shot 8 days ago but pain and stiffness in the muscle remains unchanged. What is going to happen and what shall we do? (F,33)
Local Reaction: Typical reaction to vaccines involve a local reaction. Manifests as redness and painful swelling around the site of the injection that in some cases may last for a few days. Uncomplicated local reactions may be treated with cold compresses and NSAIDs for pain. Could also be a local muscle contusion that takes time to heal. See primary doctor if pain persists despite above treatment. ...Read more
Passed 10 month after exposed by cat dissection.Itook rabiesvccine, rig&tetanus after16day of exposed.I havin muscle pins&twitch from beginning.Plzhelp?
I got a muscle spasm on my calf on the way to get a tetanus shot. Four days later, the muscle spasm hasn't let up. Is this normal?
What causes muscle spasms I've been having muscle spasms constantly but worse at night. It happens in nearly every part of my body like chest, ribs, back, shoulder, legs and neck. My muscles always feel tense and i can't relax them at all. Im very tired a
Physician evaluation: Muscle twitches are often seen in normal individuals after exercise, with physical or emotional stress, as part of a syndrome called benign fasciculation syndrome and may be caused by a wide variety of other problems such as electrolyte abnormalities, thyroid disease, and nerve root compression. Cramps can also be a side effect of cholesterol control medications. You should be evaluated by your md. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I took Plan B 10 times and I have been experiencing involuntary muscle spasms every part of my body. Could this be caused by hormonal imbalance?
Too much plan B: Plan b is an excellent form of emergency contraception but it should not be used routinely. If you have used Plan B 10 times you need to be on another form of contraception. After you not tsken Plan B for some time i would see if your symptoms go away. If not, or if your symptoms get worse, you should look for other causes. ...Read more
Is muscle twitching same as spasm? Got cut and after a few days I have muscle twitching and headaches and I'm scared it's tetanus. I have anxiety.
See doctor: Muscle twitching is not the same as spasm of muscle .With tetanus you usually get muscle spasm.Your muscle twitching and headache may be due to tetanus or something else . Since you are anxious and concerned , better consult your doctor, after examining you ,he can decide whether you have tetanus or another cause of your symptoms . ...Read more
Had all over muscle twitching for 4 months. I feel a one-time twitch in one part of my body and then it moves to another. Mostly legs. Bad or benign?
Fasciculation: May be either or both. Twitching is related to involuntary movement of the muscle under the skin. The majority are benign and most or all people have at one time or another. It may be associated with diseases of the motor neuron, such as als. If persisting would have evaluated to a degree that it is concerning would have a neurologic evaluation. ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- What part of your body does astma attack affect?
- What part of the body does hemophilia affect?
- What part of the body does a thymoma affect?
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- What part of the body does obesity affect?
- Asperger's disorder
- What part of the body does muscular dystrophy affect?
- What part of the body does hiv affect?
- Talk to a pediatrician online