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Tetanus is a serious bacterial infection that affects the nervous system and causes muscles throughout the body to tighten. Tetanus is also commonly called lockjaw, because the infection primarily causes muscle contractions in the jaw and neck, bu[read article]

Tests for lockjaw

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Spatula Test
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Wound Culture Test
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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Neurological Examination
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Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Examination
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Medical Procedures for lockjaw

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Mechanical Ventilation
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Wound Care
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Surgical Procedures for lockjaw

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Debridement of Wound of Skin
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Prescribed Medications for lockjaw

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PENICILLIN G (pen i SILL in G) is a penicillin antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other vira...  More
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DIAZEPAM (dye AZ e pam) is a benzodiazepine. It is used to treat anxiety and nervousness. It also can help treat alcohol withdrawal, relax muscles, and treat certai...  More
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TETANUS IMMUNE GLOBULIN, TIG, (TET n uhs i MYOON GLOB yoo lin) is used to prevent or to treat tetanus infection.  More
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Self Care for lockjaw

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Bed Rest
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