After how many days anti-rabies vaccine is injected ?
Two days ago my sister got a deep nail scratch by a cat in her right leg. Blood came out... I washed that place with lot water and detergent. Tetanus injection is applied in next day. I m worried... ! I kept the cat under my observation.. its still healthy and fit. So, should I start the Rabipur injection course for my sister or will wait for the illness of the cat to make sure its rabies infected ?? Its 2 days past already... I m too worried.. please suggest me.. Thanks!
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Post-exposure treatment, which consists of local treatment of the wound, followed by vaccine therapy (with or without rabies immunoglobulin) should be initiated immediately with contacts of categories II and III. Treatment may be discontinued if the animal involved (dog or cat) remains healthy throughout an observation period of 10 days. Start vaccination immediately otherwise it wont be of much use. take care.
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I cant say that i had a dog bite since, the dog actually tried to bite me but i escaped.. However, i felt some kind of bite. When i examined portion of my leg , where i felt that i got bitten, there were no wounds / nor scratched. I was wearing a jeans pant. I went a hopsital and got checked. The doc said that the vaccination is not required. But some how i am not convinced,. I am worried. Can u please help me... can i go and take the vaccination now. Its been 3 days... please help !!!!
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