Tetanus Symptoms

Dr. Reeja Tharu
Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team  on Sep 06, 2014
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What are the symptoms of Tetanus ?

First sign of tetanus infection is usually headache and difficulty in opening of mouth due to cramps of the muscles of jaw.

This is called "lock jaw". Stiffening can progressively involve the muscles of neck, arms, chest, abdomen and leg. Sometimes there could be seizures associated with severe disease.

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