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What are the characteristics of tetanus?

What are the characteristics of tetanus?

See below: Common signs and symptoms of tetanus are: spasms and stiffness in jaw muscles, stiffness of neck muscles, difficulty swallowing, stiffness of your abdominal muscles, and painful body spasms lasting for several minutes. Fever, sweating, elevated blood pressure, and rapid heart rate can also occur. ...Read more

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Describe the features of bacterial meningitis.?

Describe the features of bacterial meningitis.?

Fever & headache: Bacterial meningitis is a dangerous, often life-threatening disease.It is an infection of the covering of the brain. Most have fever, malaise, headache, and pain when bending chin down to chest. Some patients have purple, blotchy rashes. If you susepct meninigits, go quickly to your closest emergency room. Fortunaely, some types are preventable with vaccines. ...Read more

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What are symptom of initial stages of tetanus?

What are symptom of initial stages of tetanus?

Tetanus: Gosh! It so rare-- and thankfully so! As name suggests-- muscle go through involuntary spasms or tetany--- usually triggered by sound, water, airwaves.as and when it progresses, the spasm of muscles of wind pipe-- is life threatening! ...Read more

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What kind of vaccine is the tetanus toxoid?

What kind of vaccine is the tetanus toxoid?

Shot to prevent teta: Heat-treated tetanus toxin is non-toxic but stimulates immunity to protect against tetanus for at least 10 to 20 years. ...Read more

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What are the characteristics of haemophilia?

What are the characteristics of haemophilia?

Hemophiliah: Hemophilia is more likely to occur in males symptoms are internal or external bleeding episodes, there is spontaneous bleeding, frequent and large bruises and haematomas heavy bleeding from a dental procedure, an accident, or surgery. ...Read more

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What are the life spans of the tetanus detecting memory b cells?

What are the life spans of the tetanus detecting memory b cells?

Booster at ten years: While i cannot answer your question specifically, it is good to get a booster dose of tetanus vaccine every ten years. ...Read more

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What the characteristics of the affected person of the beginning of breast cancer?

What the characteristics of the affected person of the beginning of breast cancer?

Likely none: Early breast cancer will have no symptoms or physical findings or affect on the person in general. Early breast cancers are usually only seen on tests like a mammogram and are easier to treat when early or small. ...Read more

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How important is immunizing against tetanus, diphtheria, and polio at the age of 14?

How important is immunizing against tetanus, diphtheria, and polio at the age of 14?

Boosters: The tdap given at 11-15 is for tetanus, diphtheria and whooping cough (pertussis). The tetanus & diphtheria help you keep protective antibody levels up so you don't get these devastating infections. The pertussis vaccine helps prevent you from getting a 100 day bronchitis cough or being a carrier & giving it to a baby that could die from it. Polio is generally not given at this age unless missed ...Read more

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Characteristics of the seminoma?

Characteristics of the seminoma?

Testicular cancer.: Seminoma is a form of testicular cancer, and is the most common type. Compared to other forms of testicular cancer it has a good prognosis, with cure rates in excess of 90%. 15% of the time, it makes a marker called beta-hcg that can be detected in the blood. It is highly sensitive to chemotherapy and radiation, and can also be cured with surgery. ...Read more

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Describe the features of bronchitis.?

Describe the features of bronchitis.?

Bronchitis: Bronchitis usually starts with a cold caused by a virus. In bronchitis, due to the weakened immunity, some of your own bacteria get down into your airways to the lung and produce heavy mucous which eventually turn purulent (yellow, gray, or green). The main symptoms are heavy cough and production of this thick sputum. There is usually no fever. There may be chest tightness or wheezing. ...Read more

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What type of food may increase the size of pro state?

What type of food may increase the size of pro state?

None of them: Your prostate gland's size won't vary with your diet. There's a "pop" claim that milk is a risk factor for prostate cancer but the results of studies are wildly inconsistent and i'd ignore them -- the claim was popularized by some militants. ...Read more

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Is immunising against tetanus, diphtheria and polio at the age of 14 imporant?

Is immunising against tetanus, diphtheria and polio at the age of 14 imporant?

Yes it is important: Usually these vaccines are given in first and second year and then booster 4to6 years And TDap is given at age of 11 or 12. But if missed at 11or12 then it can be given at 14 years of age ...Read more

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Describe the features of the bird flu.?

Describe the features of the bird flu.?

Just like any flu: "bird flu" will usually present as an acute illness with fever, headache, cough, aching muscles, and occasionally severe breathing difficulty. Most people with the flu won't get severely ill, and those who are older, or immune suppressed are more likely to have severe illness. Influenza is a leading killer though, and your chances of getting it are reduced by getting a yearly flu vaccine. ...Read more

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What are the characteristics of paramyxoviridae infection?

What are the characteristics of paramyxoviridae infection?

Single stranded RNA : Most important pathogens in humans are measles, mumps, respiratory syncytial virus and parainfluenza virus. Rare but sometimes fatal are Hendry and Nipah from livestock in Australia and Asia , zoonotic. ...Read more

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Production of enterotoxin is a characteristic of tss, right?

Production of enterotoxin is a characteristic of tss, right?

Not an enterotoxin: Tss is caused by the production of a toxin produced by some staph aureus or group a streptococci that functions as a super antigen causing prominent activation of the immune response resulting in what is called cytokine storm. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of tetanus?

What are the symptoms of tetanus?

Uncontrollable spasm: Uncontrollable straining of your back (your head is bent backward to the ground, and your back is twisted in the shape of a "u"), uncontrollable grimacing, and uncontrollable spasms of your muscles. It is significant if you recently had a puncture wound to the foot from the ground, or a puncture wound from a rusty nail anywhere on the body. If you are not immunized see a doctor immediately. ...Read more

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Describe the features of cancer.?

Describe the features of cancer.?

Depends: That depends on the cancer. There are 100's to thousands of types of cancer. Cancer features are very different depending on type, subtype, stage, prognostic factors, and individual manifestations. Even the same "types" of cancer can be molecularly different for each individual. ...Read more

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What are the characteristic manifestations of autism ?

What are the characteristic manifestations of autism ?

Autism : There are three major areas of impairment.:communication, social interaction and repetitive behaviors or interests. Every individual is affected differently. The autism speaks website has good basic information explaining what to look for if you suspect autism. ...Read more