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Had a dog scratch by its nail in the leg. Chances of rabies infection ?

hello ..i am XXXXXXX.......In 2002 a dog scratch by his nail in my leg...........is there any chance of getting rabies infected now,? Is there any test available to check whether i am rabies infected ...
 

Got scratches from nails and teeth by the dog. What are the chances of getting rabies?

a scratch (below knee) which I don't know was from his nails or teeth. The scrath was mild and didn't bleed ... only a minor scratch on your leg and the dog was vaccinated two and half years ago, there is nothing ...
 

Got a nail scratch from a non vaccinated dog. What to do?

i had a small dog nail scratch on my hand two months before and it has died after one month ... and trying to bite everyone.both dogs were not vaccinated against rabbis.now i want to know whether i should ...
 

Got scratched by street dog. Can this cause rabies?

Hi, On 25th XXXXXXX my 9 yr old son got scratched by a street dog. No bite, but scratched by nail ... to be given over a period of one month. My question is, can the scratch cause rabies? The scratch though ...
 

What are the chances of getting rabies after scratching by a dog?

a scratch (below knee) which I don't know was from his nails or teeth. The scrath was mild and didn't bleed ...HELLO SIR HOPE YOU WILL HELP ME IN THE FOLLOWING SITUATION. My friend owns a pomeranian dog which ...
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Vaccination is required if child is scratched by dog s nail?

Hi Doctor, My 3 year old daughter got a scratch on her leg from a 1month old dog s nail. It has been 8 days since the incident and the dog stays healthy. My question is should I get my daughter ...
 

How to treat dog bite/scratching?

Hi.. I am Sathish from India.. on Saturday Nite I had a scratch because of pet dog. I am not sure ... nails. it was very small scratch and even no blood came out. I have not taken any injection till now ...
 

Does getting scratched by vaccinated dog require medical attention?

Hi, I got scratched by nails from a friends dog. I got very little blood and little scratch marks which are barely visible after applying betadin. I had taked rabbis injections 3 yrs ago for a dog bite ...
 

Is TT injection enough after being scratched by a stray dog?

I have been scratched by a stray dog many times by nails with the skin area being red and bit swollen feeling a bit burning sensation; however after some time that redness,swelling and burning ...
 

Had dog scratch on the chest. Worried about infection

Sir, a pet dog well vaccinated was trying to play with me. In he process, there was a scar of his foreleg nails on my chest which was made from above my banyan and there was a red scar on my skin. I ...
 

Should I take Rabies vaccination for the scratching by dog?

hi i just got scrateched my dogs nail and it was bleeding i have a deep cut but its healing and doesnt look infected at all and its healing closing up but im afraid i might have rabies my dog is still ...
 

Child has rash on chin, no itching. Related to dog scratch?

.. The only thing that has happened within the last few days is that, he was playing with our dog, and the dogs nail, scratched him in the eye. That is already healing and it was very minor of a scratch, so we ...
 

Blood when scratched by dog's nail. Antibacterial soap used, antibiotic cream applied. Tetanus shot necessary?

I recently got scratched by my dogs toe nail which drew a little blood whilst at the vets. The vet washed the wound in antibacterial soap and applied antibiotic cream and a band aid. My dog is up to date ...
 

Is Rabipur dose taken before 2 years effective to cure little reddish scratch caused by dog nail?

hi doctor .. iam injured with a little scratch of about 2cms due to dogs nail its not so deep but redish due to blood should i go to doctor and have Rabipur or its not required I had a complete dose ...
 

Need to worry about burning sensation after dog scratched ankle?

Hello Doctor, Today morning a street dog has scratched me with its nails. I could see a red spot on my ankle. I washed it off using soap and water thoroughly. The dog is healthy from long time. Right ...
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a dog scratched me. I want to ask if dog searched HIV person n then immediately scratched me then is it HIV risk
Hello and welcome to HCM, It is theoretically possible for the transmission of HIV infection by scratch by an animal after it has scratched HIV positive patient. However, the chances are quite remote. There are more chances of tetanus and/ or rabies by an animal scratch. You need to get a tetanus toxoid and anti-rabies therapy. You can get test for HIV to rule out the possibility. Thanks
 
hi I want to know what is the best cream to remove a nail scratch from my two year old daughter
Calamine lotion would help to prevent scars from such nail scratch marks.
 
What happen if i scratch ringworm at pubic area?
Scratching can lead to spread of the infections through finger nails which can implant the fungal colonies in unaffected parts.
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