TT Full Form

What is the full form of the TT?

The full form of TT is Tetanus Toxoid. It is a vaccination that protects against tetanus. Tetanus is a severe nervous system disease caused by a bacteria known as Clostridium tetani. By cuts, wounds, bites, burns, and so on bacteria can enter the body. They influence the nervous system and, if it left untreated, may result in severe complications. Seizures, lockjaw, muscle spasms, rigidity, and swallowing difficulties are typical symptoms of this disorder.

  • The vaccination was initially developed in the year of 1920s and used in 2nd World War to safeguard the US army from tetanus, became a success.
  • For all children, infants & adults, vaccination against tetanus is suggested.
  • A professional healthcare provider must prescribe the TT vaccination.
  • To avoid neonatal tetanus, an injection is often offered to pregnant women.
  • In the mother’s body, it produces antibodies that transfer to the infant.
  • Both the mother and the infant are protected from tetanus.

The side effect of TT

The side effect of TT vaccination is listed below.

  • Fever
  • Redness
  • Swelling
  • Tenderness
  • Soreness and so on.

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