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Precautions to be taken for cat scratch - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: General Health
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Practicing since : 2008
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
User :   A CAT HAS SCRATCHED MY HANDS WITH ITS NAIL DOCTOR...
User :   WHAT CAN I DO NOW
Doctor :   Ok
User :   ITS BLEEDING LITTLE
Doctor :   Like was there any bleed?
Doctor :  
I was asking the same
User :   YA IT WAS BLEEDING A LITTLE
Doctor :   Were you bitten by a dog before?
User :   NO
Doctor :  
Ok
User :   LIGHTLY IT SCRATCHED ME
Doctor :  
The reason I asked that is
User :   WITH NAIL NOT TOOTH
User :   SAY DOCTOR
Doctor :  
if you have taken anti-rabies vaccination in the past?
User :   NO DOCTOR
Doctor :  
May I know your age, gender, location?
User :   21,MALE,
Doctor :  
Ok
User :   WAT CAN I DO NOW
Doctor :  
When did this happen?
User :   B4 4 HRS
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
You need to go to a doctor asap
Doctor :  
because this cannot be ifnored
Doctor :  
ignored
User :   ANY INJECTION?
Doctor :  
Also how is the cat?
Doctor :  
Is it your pet?
User :   NOW BLEEDING STOPPED
User :   ITS A STREET CAT
Doctor :  
Then I would suggest you to rush to a nearby hospital
Doctor :  
Do not panic
Doctor :  
Just for the benefit of doubt
Doctor :  
Because if it is a healthy cat

Doctor :  
then there are no issues
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