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Can I get rabies when bitten by cockatoo ad applied peroxide and Neosporin?

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Posted on Sat, 28 Dec 2013 in Infections
Question: I was bit today by my neighbor's cockatoo. Broke the skin, I washed it put peroxide and Neosporin on. can I get rabies from the bite ?
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Brief Answer: rabies not caused by cockatoo bite. Detailed Answer: Hello there; Rabies is viral disease caused due to transmission of the virus from the infected animals especilly dogs to the humans. cockatoo bite will not cause rabies .do not worry. Take care
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Brief Answer: im pleased Detailed Answer: You are welcome.do write to us in future.
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