Your child is in risk of rabies, if he is not vaccinated before.
If your child is not yet vaccinated with anti-rabies vaccine
, your child should get a complete course of rabies immunization
. The dose schedule is on 0 (first day),3,7, 14 days. Anti rabies immunoglobin should be given with first dose.
If he has received rabies vaccine before, 2 doses of vaccine is required, on day -0 and 3. Immunoglobulin is not required in that case.
He should also receive Tetanus toxoid(TT) injection, if he is not immunized before with TT at 5year age.
However, the fever is due to cause other than rabies, may be some infection. Infection like Streptococcus
, pasteurella, capnocytophaga - are also common with dog bite. They can also cause vomiting, headache and fever.He should be examined by pediatrician
for his present illness and be treated according to the cause.