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Safe to take injection after dog bite during pregnancy? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 20-Jun-2013
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Doctor:Dr. XXXXXXX here
Doctor:How can I help you?
Doctor:Are you there?
User:Hello Doctor
User:sorry, i took long in connecting
User:i'm XXXXXXX
Doctor:Yes, XXXXXXX proceed with your query.
User:i need to know whether a pregnant woman (3-month precisely) can take an injection as one dog has bitten her
User:the dog is not vaccinated
Doctor:Rabies vaccines is not found to have any implication on you or the growing fetus.
Doctor:You can consider vaccination if the bite needs vaccination.
Doctor:This can be confirmed by examining the bite wound.
User:ok, sure
Doctor:If the wound is large, you would also need to take rabies immunoglobin.
Doctor:Have you followed?
User:oh ok
User:Many thanks to Sir!
Doctor:You are welcome.
Doctor:Do you have any more questions?
User:no SIr, that was it
User:thank u so very much.
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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