Bitten by dog, applied antibacterial ointment, have wound, dog vaccinated. Am I safe from dog's rabies?
I was bitten by a dog 22 hrs ago and i didnt go to a doctor for medical help. I just cleaned the wound with anticeptic swab and applied antibacterial ointment. The pajama that i was wearing was not torn but i have wound (i wonder how did it happened since my pajama was not torn and i got the wound). The owner said the dog has a complete vaccine shots. Am i safe from the dog s rabies?
Hi. First of all ask for the report or cards of vaccination being done for the dog. If well timed vaccinated , there is nothing to worry about. It is still advisable to go few shots of vaccination for yourself as rabies has no treatment.
Answered: Sat, 28 Dec 2013
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