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Tetanus symptoms
Tetanus

Symptoms could include:

  • Pain is a general term that describes uncomfortable sensations in the body, ranging from annoying to debilitating. Pain stems from activation of the nervous system and is highly subjective.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Charley horse is another name for a muscle spasm. Charley horses can occur in virtually any muscle, but they are most common in the legs. These spasms are marked by extremely uncomfortable muscle contractions.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Muscle rigidity is an alteration of muscle tone in which the muscles are in an involuntary state of continual tension. Muscle rigidity can be a manifestation of neurological damage (basal ganglia diseases) or a side effect of certain medications.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:October 31, 2007
  • When your muscles contract, become stiff, or spasm involuntarily, it's called spasticity. Spasticity can make it difficult to walk, move, or talk. It can be uncomfortable and painful at times.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Opisthotonos is an abnormal posturing caused by strong muscle spasms. Find out who is at risk for the condition, and when it becomes a medical emergency.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Fever is also known as hyperthermia, pyrexia, or elevated temperature. It describes a body temperature that's higher than normal. Fever can affect children and adults. A short-term increase in body temperature can help your body fight off illness.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Sweet's syndrome is characterized by an outbreak of small red bumps on your body. Find out about treatments and how to prevent recurrent bouts.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Irritability is a feeling of agitation. When you're irritable, you become frustrated or upset easily. You might experience it in response to stressful situations. It may also be a symptom of a mental or physical health condition.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Urinary incontinence happens when you lose control of your bladder. In some cases, you may empty your bladder's contents completely. In other cases, you may experience only minor leakage. The condition may be temporary or chronic, depending on its...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Drooling is when saliva unintentionally flows outside of your mouth. It can be caused by too much saliva production or weak muscles around the mouth.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Sometimes a person feels hot to touch due to illness or environmental situation that causes elevated core temperature. A compounding factor can be dehydration (lack of fluids.
    Source:Healthline
  • When skin feels hot to the touch, it means the body's temperature is hotter than normal. Sometimes a person's skin feels hot to the touch due to illness. This can also be caused by an environmental situation that increases body temperature.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Aimless movements can be a symptom of a primary or secondary movement disorder, side effect of a medication, psychiatric disturbance or dementia. Aimless or purposeless movement is therefore a significant symptom requiring evaluation by a physician to determine the origin of the problem.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:November 30, 2007
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