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Anti rabies vaccine not taken after puppy's bite, tetanus shot taken. Can I have sex?

im 41yrs old. i was bitten by my puppy in the afternoon, i was not able to get an anti rabies vaccine due to it s non-availabilty, however, the doctors told me to have an anti tetanous shot first and get the anti rabies vaccine the following day. can i have sex with my wife even if im not vaccinated with anti rabies yet?
Asked On : Sun, 16 Dec 2012
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Infectious Diseases Specialist 's  Response
Hi there,
Welcome to HCM,
Rabies is not sexually transmitted. The doctors are right to tell you to take anti rabies vaccine as soon as it is available (within 24 hrs if possible). I hope they have taken care of your wound appropriately.You do not have to worry that you will transmit the infection to your wife.

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