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Suggest dosage of vaccination for frequent cat bite

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Dr. Deepak Kishore Kaltari

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Posted on Mon, 18 Aug 2014 in Accident and Emergency
Question: When my cat had bit for the first time, I had taken 5 Rabivax vaccines. This XXXXXXX she had scratched me, I had scarcely taken only 3 vaccines, when she bit me again.I then took2 vaccines of Rabipur. Yesterday, she bit me again I got only a slight abrasion. How many vaccines should I take? Regards
Answered by Dr. Deepak Kishore Kaltari 48 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Only booster doses would be required

Detailed Answer:
Welcome to Health care magic.

Since you have already had post-exposure prophylaxis you would now require only two booster doses on days 0 and 3. However, Proper wound toileting and cleaning should be done.

Do let me know if you need any additional information or clarification.

Take care.

Best regards
Dr. Deepak XXXXXXX Kaltari
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