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Bitten by dog, taking rabies injection. What type of diet is recommended?

hi sir,i am 24 yeras old... i was bitten by dog and i took 3 rabies injection and i am also going to take 2 more injection as per day..

1)i am confused in taking food(such as sweets,oil foods,chicken,egg etc) there anything happen to me if i take them...
2) i was bitten by dog on is possible to take alchol after 5 injections or have to wait more than that days...
Asked On : Fri, 19 Apr 2013
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Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response

Rabies injections are a norm if bitten by a stray dog when the immunization status of the dog is not known.

The schedule for rabies is may be 90 days in some cases.

I do not think so that there is any food interaction with injections so you can take any sort of food with out fearing the loss of efficacy of injections.

Secondly there is a chance of reduced immunity in case of heavy alcohol consumption ,so I will advise you to stay away from it till you complete your course.

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General & Family Physician Dr. Het Ram Bishnoi 's  Response
Sep 2013
Hi, thanks for the query to H. C. M. C.
Since you are under the course of anti-rabies injections so need not to worry for other things as these injections have not any interaction with any other substances whether eatables or drinking.
After course of 5 injections you have not to take any precautions.
One thing is to remember pl don't do hot fomentation at the site of injection if any pain, if pain then rub the ice. That's all.
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General & Family Physician Dr. Siddartha's  Response
welcome to health care magic,.
regarding your query it is not advised to take alcohol during the course of treatment..
there is no restriction in food intake, you can take meat,egg and vegetable oils ,no problem for that.
but dont take alcohol during the treatment.
take vaccine regularly according to the prescribed course..
hope you will satisfied with my answer,
thank you
Dr siddartha
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