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How can tetanus cause death?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
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In brief: Paralyzes breathing

Tetanus makes the muscles contract all at the same time, which is very painful and eventually makes it impossible to breathe.
If someone gets tetanus, and it happens because people can't get or refuse immunization, nowadays we can paralyze the patient and put him/her on a ventilator until the disease subsides.

In brief: Paralyzes breathing

Tetanus makes the muscles contract all at the same time, which is very painful and eventually makes it impossible to breathe.
If someone gets tetanus, and it happens because people can't get or refuse immunization, nowadays we can paralyze the patient and put him/her on a ventilator until the disease subsides.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Dr. Michael P Vaughn
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Tetanus

Tetanus can cause death, that why doctors aggressively recommend immunizations.

In brief: Tetanus

Tetanus can cause death, that why doctors aggressively recommend immunizations.
Dr. Michael P Vaughn
Dr. Michael P Vaughn
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