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Is cat scratch cause spreading of rabies

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Does cat salaiva cause rabies?

hi! a cat saliva dropped in my eye while playing with a neighborhood friendly cat, will i get rabies? i have received complete/full rabies shots last 2010 (5 or 6 shots of verorab ). ...
 

Is there a cure for rabies?

(abs and tetanus shot) the cat's head was submitted to animal control for rabies testing. If it comes back positive ...I work in a veterinary hospital. I was badly bitten by a stray cat that was there to be euthanized ...
 

Can contract rabies after a cat scratch?

Hello, I need to know if I could have possibly contracted rabies . I feed stray cats every night ... and immediately had to sneeze. By reflex and habit I covered my mouth, but had left over cat food on my hand ...
 

Is repeat of anti rabies vaccination required for cat scratch?

Hi I took tetnus injection and five dose anti-rabbies dose post getting a scratch on my hand by a neighbour's cat with negligible bleeding.. The last dose was not more than 25 days ago.. I have just been ...
 

Got scratched by street dog. Can this cause rabies?

to be given over a period of one month. My question is, can the scratch cause rabies? The scratch though .../paw. Can this cause rabies? Though initially I did not take him to a doctor, later on 29th XXXXXXX I took ...
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How is rabies transmitted?

sir, my friend had been scratched by an unknown cat 7 days before.she did not take injection till ... the water which she p drank.is these situations may cause rabies to us????? ...
 

Could scratching the arms by a cat cause rabies?

Hi everyone, My cat scratch my arms, I was wondering, can I have the chance of having a rabies after my cat scratch my arm??? I rub a garlic on my arm and let the blood comes out.. I need answer ...
 

Does rabies spread by kissing?

hi, my dog s teeth scratch my hand, I know I need to have anti rabies vaccination, another my ... transfer rabies, if your partner is bitten by the dog. thank ,hope for your early response. ...
 

Is anti rabies vaccine effective for cat scratch?

superficial scratch with paw from stray cat which we could trace for 3 days . but yesterday we have not seen that cat. what should we do regarding anti rabies vaccine? ...
 

Are anti rabies shots required for cat scratch?

Hi! Our cat scratched my index finger a couple of days ago, and the wound is about a centimetre ... face on his mess, and his claw accidentally scratched my finger. Do I need to get an anti-rabies shots? ...
 

Is rabies injection required after bitten by cat?

that we do not know about. The cat is behind in rabies vaccinations by about 3 years. When our son captured cat it scratched him but did not appear to break the skin, just welted up. To my knowledge ...
 

Can a cat bite cause rabies?

Hi..I was bitten by a stray cat the other night..who came up to my porch and fighting my cat ... of getting rabies, etc? Im worried it would cost a lot of money to get shots, etc. arranged to go to doctor ...
 

Should an anti rabies injection be repeated

hello sir,I was helping a stray cat today who was badly injured by a stray dog.While helping i just got a very light scratch on my hand and also the bodily fluids of the cat fell upon me.I haave taken ...
 

Will bite of a non vaccinated dog cause rabies?

I got a minor nail scratch in my arms, caused by my dog, which is not vaccinated. is there a possibility for acquiring rabies?the scratch is not bleeding, but when I first cleaned it with soap and water ...
 

Are there chances of rabies after rabipur shots?

2011 i was being injected rabipur coz im so afraid because i was being scratched by the cat. am i safety about the dog being bitten me last 7 years ago, due to the rabi pur being injected to me? ...
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I got scratched by a stray cat last night and the scratch bled. Do I need to worry about contracting rabies?
Monitor the cat for any signs of rabies. Rabies is uncommonly transmitted by cats. But still there is a minor chance. If you think that had rabies then get rabies vaccine as soon as possible.
 
I was bitten or scratched by a cat more than 7 years ago. It was dark so i was not sure if it was a scratch or bite. Should i still be worried for rabies?
You need not be worried about rabies now.
 
Hi dr. Samuel i would like to ask if a 1 scratch of a dog is harmful? Do i need to get anti rabies?
Good evening. The dog scratch is normally not harmful. If they bite and there is some form of bleeding, then that is harmful. Causes rabies spreads through the saliva. I hope the dog is immunized against rabies. If it s a street dog, you need to watch him over next few days. But if it is a superficial scratch, just clean it with an antiseptic soap. You need not be too worried about it
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