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How does tetanus spread?
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
4 doctors agree
In brief: Dirty wound
Tetanus spores exist in the dirt worldwide.
A wound in dirty skin or touched by contaminate fingers can transfer spores to the wound that then germinate. The germs produce a toxin as they grow that gets in the blood to produce tetanus. Tetanus is not spread person to person.

In brief: Dirty wound
Tetanus spores exist in the dirt worldwide.
A wound in dirty skin or touched by contaminate fingers can transfer spores to the wound that then germinate. The germs produce a toxin as they grow that gets in the blood to produce tetanus. Tetanus is not spread person to person.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Sherri Tenpenny
Holistic Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Tetanus
Tetanus is caused by a spore that lives in dirt.
If a person contracts tetanus, it is a serious infection, but not 100% deadly (as most people think). Tetanus is not a contagious disease.

In brief: Tetanus
Tetanus is caused by a spore that lives in dirt.
If a person contracts tetanus, it is a serious infection, but not 100% deadly (as most people think). Tetanus is not a contagious disease.
Dr. Sherri Tenpenny
Dr. Sherri Tenpenny
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