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Can you cure tetanus?

Page last updated 26 April 2018

Yes, tetanus is a curable disease. Treatment may include: 

  • antitoxin
  • antibiotics
  • surgical treatment of the infected area
  • prolonged treatment in hospital if required.

Sources & Citations

  1. Victoria State Government. Better Health Channel. Tetanus. Available at: (accessed 15 April 2018).