Tetanus (commonly known as lockjaw) is a very serious and potentially deadly disease, most commonly caused by dirty or severe wounds. The good news is that tetanus is highly preventable by staying up-to-date with immunizations. The bad news is, if someone begins showing symptoms of tetanus, antibiotics are of no help and the resulting pain and tissue damage can be horrendous and lasts for months… or even death.
Unfortunately, most of us never think about tetanus if we cut ourselves on something rusty. Continue reading Tetanus Prevention, Symptoms and Treatment