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Informative Speech On Tetanus

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Opening: If you are having tetanus, and you don’t know anything about it, the article below will give further information on this matter.
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What is tetanus?
Tetanus is an infection which is caused by bacteria named Clostridium tetani. Once penetrated to your body, the bacteria can generate a powerful toxin called tetanospasmin, which impairs the nerves that have the function to control your muscle (motor neurons).
Symptoms
After a period of time, ranging from a few days to several weeks after tetanus bacteria have entered your body through a deep flesh wound, the signs and symptoms will begin to show up. The average incubation of the infection is from 7 to 10 days.
Most common signs and symptoms of tetanus are spasms and stiffness in
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If you don’t remember, or not sure whether you have had a tetanus booster shot or not, it is for the best that you get one as soon as possible.
Causes
Clostridium tetani, or also known as the spores of bacteria are what causes tetanus. They can be found in places such as dust, soil and animal feces. If you are injured, and your wound are deep, the spores will grow into bacteria that can generate a powerful toxin called tetanospasmin, which impairs the nerves that have the function to control your muscle (motor neurons). The toxins are what make the muscle to feel stiff and cause spasms, which are significant signs of tetanus.
The majority of people who have tetanus are the ones who have never been vaccinated, or have not kept up with their 10-year booster shots.
Tetanus is not contagious, in other words, you cannot catch it from another person who has it.
Complications
Once the toxins that tetanus contain have bonded to your nerve ending, it is impossible to remove them. In order to fully recover from tetanus, you will need more nerve endings to grow, which in turns can take quite some
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