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Tetanus infection from small scratches

HanoiA 64-year-old female patient, in Kien Hung, Ha Dong, has difficulty swallowing, opening her mouth wide, thinking she has a stomach problem, so she went to Ha Dong General Hospital for examination. Doctor Bui Thi Duong Thao (head of the Department of Functional Exploration at the hospital), on February 9 said that the patient was […]

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Risk of influenza, whooping cough, diphtheria, and tetanus in adults – VnExpress

Adults, especially pregnant women, the elderly, people with underlying diseases, are susceptible to infection, and get worse with influenza, whooping cough, diphtheria, and tetanus if they have not been vaccinated. According to BS.CKI Bach Thi Chinh, Medical Director of VNVC Immunization System, adults often go out, have wide social contact, plus years of not being […]

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Treatment of tetanus detects prostate enlargement

HanoiAn 89-year-old man from Ha Nam was hospitalized for tetanus treatment. He later discovered that he had urological disease and had to undergo laparoscopic surgery. Doctor Tran Duy Hien, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Central Hospital for Tropical Diseases, on January 14, said that the patient admitted to the hospital on November 28, 2020, was […]

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An 18-month-old boy suddenly had tetanus

HCMCAn 18-month-old boy, living in Binh Thanh district, has a fever for 5 days, has a stiff jaw, has difficulty eating, sometimes arches his body and turns purple when he is gong. Doctor Nguyen Dinh Qui, Children’s Hospital 2, on December 13, said the baby could not open his mouth due to the stiffness of […]