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What should be done after drinking water infected by dead rat? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 04-Jan-2014
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Doctor:please proceed with your query
User:i want to ask you about what precaution a person can take if he had drunk water for two days in which a dead rat is present.
Doctor:take tablet Doxycyline 100mg twice daily for 5 days for prophylaxis of infection
User:ok doctor. My friend father has drunk the same on last 3 day and didnt took any thing.
Doctor:all right?
User:Looking normal
Doctor:You can ask him to take the above tablet
User:is any other precaution we have to take?
Doctor:get a blood routine test done
Doctor:and urine routine too
User:what is the frequency doctor
User:only once?
User:ok thanks
Doctor:my pleasure
Doctor:is that all for now?
Doctor:it seems like you are done with the chat for now
Doctor:take care
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