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Dog bite, scare of rabies - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   bit by a dog think i might have rabies
Doctor :   What kind of a dog was it?
User :   chow

Doctor :   Was it a stray or a pet?
User :   chow
Doctor :   How deep was the wound?
User :   not even half a cenimeter
Doctor :   When did this happen?
User :   3 weeks ago
Doctor :   Was there blood?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Did you wash it well after the bite?
User :   no
Doctor :   How is the wound now?
User :   heald
User :   healed
Doctor :   Then there is nothing to worry about
User :   scared
User :   im trustin u
Doctor :   Yes.
Doctor :   If this happens again, clean the wound neatly with savlon and
Doctor :   see a doctor
User :   then i am relieved
User :   ok
User :   oh
Doctor :   As in your case this was a superficial injury
Doctor :   and it healed,
Doctor :   there is nothing to worry about

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