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Was bitten by dog, taken 4 anti rabies injection. got bitten second time. Should I go to doctor again? How long does anti rabies vaccine stay in human body?

Hello, I was bitten by my dog early this year. It s a small cut but still, I went to the doctor,and she gave me 4 injections of anti- rabies . The dog that bit me still lives up to this day and he s healthy. Now again, I got a bite by my sister s dog. I want to know how long does the anti-rabies vaccination last in human body to prevent rabies or should i go to the doctor again? Thank you very much.
Asked On : Thu, 5 Jul 2012
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Hello, As you were already immunised previously with anti rabies vaccine, You should only undergo a booster dose series this time. You should visit the doctor again and anti rabies vaccine should be given on days 0, 7 and 28 days of dog bite this time. Thank you.
Answered: Wed, 11 Jul 2012
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