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Bitten by a dog on broken skin, skin tightness, redness. Dog is vaccinated. Cause of worry?

I accidentally run over my dog And after the process he bit me Two places on my hand with broken skin This happened about 18 hours ago Concerned about staph infection possibility. My hand is a Little tight When I make a fist. Been using hydroperoxide for it. Small redness on each cut. My dog is up-to-date on all his shots. He is not an aggressive animal.
Asked On : Thu, 22 Nov 2012
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Jul 2016
Thanks for your query.You had a dog bite by your pet dog who is vaccinated.You have two cuts on forearm .As the dog is known to you and vaccinated you need not worry at all and no need to take anti rabies vaccine Only precaution you have to take is to clean and dress the wounds properly. Take some antibiotics to prevent the wound infection.
Answered: Fri, 23 Nov 2012
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