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Query about rabies disease - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hello?
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
Doctor :   please proceed with your health query
User :   I have a few questions you may find outlandish
User :   They involve the Rabies disease
Doctor :   ok
User :   For one, when a Human contracts rabies, do they become violent? As violent as a rabid animal?
Doctor :   no, they dont become violent, they get a paralysis kind of picture
Doctor :   and die due to oversecretion of fluids
Doctor :   once they get bitten by a rabid animal
Doctor :   they should take anti rabies
User :   I see, and secondly, is there a particular animal that is immune to this disease? Or a particular animal family?
Doctor :   no
User :   Thank you very much Doctor
Doctor :   no animal is immune to yhis
Doctor :   unless ofcourse the animal is vaccinated against it
User :   But impossible for a wild animal, yes?
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   wild animals have more risk of having it
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   No, thank you Doctor
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