Symptoms of Tetanus are lock jaw usually  a few days to several weeks after the bacteria enter the body. Painful muscle contractions and stiffness, particularly in the jaw and neck Jerking or staring, which are signs of seizures Difficulty opening the mouth Difficulty swallowing Stiffness in the abdomen Painful body spasms which last for several minutes, triggered by minor things such as a loud noise, light or touch Fever Excessive sweating Increased heart rate and blood pressure Tetanus is ... Read more