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    What is the incubation period of rabies?

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Posted on Sat, 20 Sep 2014 in Infections
Question: i have bitten by a dog 16 years ago and i didnot receive any vaccination and dog was alive after 10days of bitting.is i am at risk of rabies?
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Answered by Dr. Deepak Kishore Kaltari 6 minutes later
Brief Answer:
There is no risk of Rabies

Detailed Answer:
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Dear Mr XXXXXX,

You are definitely not at risk.
The maximum incubation period of Rabies is 1 year. As the bite was 16 years ago and the dog was alive 10 days after the bite,there is absolutely no risk of Rabies.

Rest be assured there is no cause for concern.

Take Care

Best Regards
Dr Deepak Kishore
MBBS,MS,MCh
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Deepak Kishore Kaltari 2 hours later
thank you sir..
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Answered by Dr. Deepak Kishore Kaltari 11 hours later
Brief Answer:
Take Care

Detailed Answer:
Wishing you happy and healthy life

Take Care Bro
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Deepak Kishore Kaltari 5 minutes later
is i can take anti rabies vaccination?or i need this??
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Answered by Dr. Deepak Kishore Kaltari 9 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Anti-rabies vaccine not needed

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Dear Bro
Antirabies vaccine prophylaxis is not recommended after so many years of exposure.
God forbidden in future you have such exposure, then you will require vaccination.

Take Care

Regards
Deepak
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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