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Treatment for rabies - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
User :   i have a question
Doctor :   please proceed with your health query
User :   my puppy is 20 weeks old we have had it for 8 weeks now its too young for the rabies shot
User :   it bit me yesterday
User :   i was worried that it might have had rabies from before when i got it
Doctor :   I am not a Vetenary doctor.
User :   do you think i should be worried?
Doctor :   however young puppies are not infected usually
User :   oh okay thank you
User :   i rly didnt know who else to ask
Doctor :   keep a check on him and take post exposure rabies shots if he worsens within next 10 days
User :   okay
User :   would a puppy have died if it had it
Doctor :   it might die within 10 days of bite if it had it
User :   so you think i should wait 10 days and if it shows symptoms then go get rabies shot
User :   s
User :   for myself
Doctor :   yes, that would be better, as chances of rabies in him might not be there
User :   okay thank you
Doctor :   or you can proceed with post exposure prophylaxis righ away and stop it after 10th day if puppy is fine
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