i dont think u need vaccine because now u have no chance of rabies
vaccine to be taken within 10 days of bite.
after 2 month no use of vaccine ,
if ur dog is vaccinated ,u need not to worry.
swollen is due to bite and not due to infecttion
The immunity given by modern rabies vaccine 2 doses lasts for 2-3 years. If it is followed by booster dose, the immunity is seen to last for 10 years.So you don't need revaccination for a bite after 2 days of previous vaccination.
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As you are going to Africa and you have to campaign outside a lot there is risk for animal bite especially dog bite.
In this situation I advise you to take anti rabies vaccination prior to going Africa as a pre-exposure prophylaxis.
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If you miss or skip your post-exposure anti-rabies vaccine by a day or two then it decreases the effectiveness of the whole regime and rest of the money you spent on taking other doses goes waste and your risk of getting infection increases.
Anyone who has been bitten by a dog should clean the wound with soap and running water and see a doctor IMMEDIATELY. The doctor will determine if they need to be vaccinated. The recommendation is that if the person needs to be...
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Anti-rabies vaccination has some documented side effects. But these are not seen in all patients. In our clinical experience, we rarely have such patients. But, considering the risk of Rabies infection, these side effects are given very little importance. And...
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In case of re exposure wound management is same wash area with plenty of water,
regarding vaccination you have to take two doses of anti rabies vaccination on day 0 and day 3.
watch dog for ten days,
i advise you to go for VNA titre(rabies virus neutralising antibody)and...
The fever your son has now developed is not related to the dog bite. You may give him paracetamol every 4 hours according to his body weight for the next 24 hrs. If it does not subside in a day, you may take him to the Emergency room or prepone his appointment with his doctor.
Just continue the antibiotic.
May take analgesic to reduce pain.
You will be all right within 2 weeks.
The recommendations for booster doses of rabies vary for different persons.
Those working with virus like laboratory men and scientists are tested for immunity every 6 months and if titer is low a booster dose is given every 6 months.
That dealing with dogs, their...
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Its important to know where the dog bite occurred,as in which part of the body was involved.Also the wound has to be assessed.
The 3 main things to note here are site of injury,if there was damage to the underlying structures and infection.
The wound needs to be...
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Only anti rabies vaccination is required ,no dietary regime is needed or going to be of any help.
Hope I have answered your question well to your satisfaction. Wish you speedy complete recovery at the earliest.