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Is dog nail scratch dangerous

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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 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 ...
 

Will scratching my finger with a nail post cause any infection?

I scratched the top of my hand from my middle knuckle to my index finger knuckle on a nail point that was sticking out of a doorway post. Is there any danger from this? It's a scratch the bled a little. ...
 

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 ...
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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 ...
 

Suggest treatment for dog scratch

hey, i was feeding my dog when he jumped and i scratched the skin just below the nail of my hand finger, it bled a little but i pushed more blood out then cleansed it with perfume for any bacteria, its ...
 

Child scratched by dog's teeth. Dog died due to sickness. Is child in danger?

Our 6-year old kid was accidentally scratched with dog s teeth between the his nose and upper lip . The dog is 3-4 mos old and does not get any anti- rabies shot. The scratch was noticed and cleaned ...
 

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 ...
 

Is anti rabies injection mandatory after a minor dog scratch?

Dear Sir, My daugher 3 and half years old. get nail scratch by society / building dog (Not having any rabis) on sunday (5th Aug). At the time of scratch by dog s nails she got bleeding. Do ...
 

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 ...
 

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 ...
 

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 ...
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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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