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Bitten by stray dog, no bleeding. TT injection taken. Should i take anti rabies injection?

Respected Sir/Madam,

Two days Back i had got bitten y a stray Dog. Fortunately, I was wearing a jeans and as a consequences only the a layer of the Skin came out . There was no blood coming out at the bitten area. As a precaution I had gone to Doctor and got only T.T. injection so far.
Could you please suggest should i go for anti rabies injection......

Asked On : Wed, 1 May 2013
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If the dog's saliva did not come in the direct contact with your skin then there is no need to worry. If it is possible then do watch the dog for next ten days for any symptoms of rabies or get yourself vaccinated.
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Answered: Wed, 1 May 2013
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