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Time for symptoms of tetanus to appear - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   sir can i ask something
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   how long does a tetanus symptom should appear
User :   specific time please
User :   please answer my question
Doctor :   yes sure
User :   how long does a tetanus symptom should appear
Doctor :   it depends
User :   how about the minimum time
User :   how about the minimum time ?
Doctor :   Yes, as I am chatting with some patients simultaneously. Please bear with us for a reply
Doctor :   anywhere between 5 to 15 days
User :   thank you sir.... i really appreciate it.... thank you very much
Doctor :   ur welcome
Doctor :   sometimes even after 15 weeks
Doctor :   u may get the symptoms
Doctor :   it varies from person to person
Doctor :   presenting symptoms are often jaw or neck stiffness, difficulty swallowing, and irritability
Doctor :   spasm of the neck, back, and abdominal muscles may be present

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