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Cat accidentally scratched face. Took anti-rabies, tetanus. Should I get vaccinate again?

My cat accidentally scratched his claws in my face, above my lips about 7 cm long and kinda deep. But I have previous complete vaccination and a booster vaccine for anti-rabies and tetanus last 3 and 4 months because of the same accident. My cat also got anti rabies vaccine .. Is it okay If I will not get a vaccine again??? Thank you.
Asked On : Thu, 6 Dec 2012
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Hello Yuson and Welcome
It is OK for you. You need not to take the vaccination again either of rabies nor of tetanus. But you need to take the proper care of the wound and protect it from any kind of infection.
Wash the wound properly with antiseptic lotion or water.
Apply antibiotic cream at the site.
Take a course of antibiotic to prevent infection.
Clean the wound daily with antiseptic lotion.

Hope this will help you.
Best Wishes
Answered: Thu, 6 Dec 2012
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