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Is a repetition of Rabipur vaccination necessary for a dog scratch?

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Dr. Anshul Varshney

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Posted on Wed, 21 Sep 2016 in Medicines and Side Effects
Question: Hello 29th july i got 3 doses of rabipur injection and 2year ago i take 5 injection according to doctor advice but today one dog passing me and affraid if he scratches or not so please what i do now i am confused

What are effective duration of rabipur

Please sir help me

Thanks
XXXX

Hi sir please help me

I already completed 2 doses of 5 injection 2years ago and the previous month completed again 3doses

Please help me

Thanks
XXXX
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Answered by Dr. Anshul Varshney 7 hours later
Brief Answer:
Just complete the schedule.

Detailed Answer:
Welcome To HCM. I am Dr Anshul Varshney. I understand your concern.

Since you have been taking the Rabipur vaccine so the re exposure is no going to effect you and you don't need to take a new course.

I would recommend to complete the course of 5 shots. So ask your doctor for remaining 2 shots to complete the course and provide you immunity.

I hope it helps you.
If you have any further query, please ask me.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Anshul Varshney 2 hours later
Hello sir i already take two 5 injection 2014 and 2013 years

Again i take 29july 2016 three injection

But 29August 2016 i am afraid a one street dog passing in my away but in my leg i have no scratches but i am afraid

So again require injection?? i am confused please help me sir

Also how long time action rabipur vaccine in our body

Thanks
XXXX

this three time i take injection from afraid there have no scratches no wounded

Thanks
XXXX
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Answered by Dr. Anshul Varshney 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Take remaining 2 shots now

Detailed Answer:
Since your exposure was low risk, you actually don't require vaccination, bit since you have already taken 3 shots recently, i would recommend to take remaining 2 shots.
Vaccination may be effective even for 5 years, however varies from person to person.
Good Luck.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Anshul Varshney 5 minutes later
but my doctor said if i take again 2shots then i have not require a vaccine again in my life

But sir in my leg have no scratches but only i afraid so what i do ???

Please help me sir

Thanks
XXXX

there have any test for particular immunity check

???
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Answered by Dr. Anshul Varshney 11 hours later
Brief Answer:
Not required.

Detailed Answer:
Dear Friend, your exposure was a low risk one and usually we don't advice and vaccines.
However I advice you for remaining shot as you already had 3 vaccines.
No there is no such immunity test available.
Good luck.
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