Tetanus ? : Pain In Shoulders/Arms/Wrists/Neck/Feet
hi. i dont know if i posted this in the right area really but, anyways, a week ago (6 days) I cut myself on something which I think might have been rusty. It was about a 2 1/2'' cut down the side of my leg and about a centimeter deep. i didnt go to the doctor because... i dont know im stupid :( anyways, ive been reading alot about tetanus and im freaked out of my mind because for the past 3 days, my neck has felt like its stiffening and now my wrists/feet are achey. i read that the first symptom should be... jaw locking and seizsures of the limbs (especially around the area of the cut) however, i dont seem to have any real shaking or seizsures. I always shake a little bit, but i havent noticed any excess shaking.. I also can still move my mouth fine (although i have a slight bit of jaw clenching, but again, i always have a bit of that..) the cut itself looks like its healing and it doesnt look too.. dangerous.
could i have tetanus? i am so freaked out it is even too late to treat it at this point :( im not suer when my last immunization was either... ive been reading about how its really hard to treat once a person is infected so i dont know wth to do!! theres like.. some things id like to finish up.. before i admit myself to a hospital/death :(
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