Two other frequent symptoms seen in people with tetanus are general anxiety and increased irritability. Because the body is overwhelmed by the bacterial infection, the affected individual may have difficulty staying still or following instructions. They may also have problems communicating with others, and they may appear insensible to questions. This is often one of the first symptoms to be reported in tetanus patients. If you suspect someone of having tetanus, it's important to help them to seek out medical treatment.
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