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 !!!!
Hello! This is my situation, My brother was attacked by our own dog on his head, near the parietal area. I have checked the area myself and there were no cuts at all. I have only noticed a slight swelling on the area. Our dog is up to date with his shots. The thing is, 2 days after, my brother developed fever and headache. I am not sure if it is because of the attack or just a coincedence with the bad weather that we have right now. Should we have him vaccinated or not necessarily and we will just observe some more? So far, i haven t seen anything unusual with regards to our dogs behavior. Thank you so much. i hope I ll get a response.
Hello, i was scratched by a stray cat this evening. She is pregnant and a gentle cat and she acts like a domesticated cat because she does not run away when you come close. She is clingy actually and looks clean. I say she is stray bec she just lives in our bldg complex. The scratch is barely there like a needle point size only but it hurts a bit when i poured alcohol on it. I had anti rabies shots last May 2016 i think that was 2 shots only or 3 (dont quite remember) bec i had another set of shots the prev year. My question is do i need to get anti rabies shots again? The clinic where i had my shots in May said if i get bitten/scratched again after 30 days i need to go back and have shots again. Can you please help me on what to do. How long do anti rabies shots last? Do i need to get a booster? Thank you in advance. -Kate
Greetings! Brother, I was bitten by dog on 14th January 2014 in the morning around 6. a.m. Around 6.45 a.m I went to clinic and they wiped it. Then around 10 a.m on the day I was given a tetanus injection and started taking antibiotic for a week. Evening around 5 p.m I was given a anti rabies vaccination. I was given anti rabies vaccination for 14 days consequatively around nipple and then after 10 days 1 injection then 10 days after 1 injection and after 10 days last injection. So total 17 injections around the nipple. That means, January - 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27,\ Feb 6, 16, 26 dates I was given a anti rabies vaccination. On 16th Feb. I had a food poison due to the juice (awakadu) which I was taken outside. Again I was given anti biotic. I completed it. After food poison I feel in my mouth I am getting saliva. Doctor checked my blood they told I have a 108 sugar and 225 is a colostratral. Yet dog is alive and owner of the dog says it is in a good condition. Can you please tell me if possible the reasons of saleva I am getting it. I am also not feeling hungry. If time permits kindly reply brother. With respects, moses
hi my daughter has a lump on her arm sticking out about 3 millimeters with a small black bruise like thing on in the middle. it is right where she had her injections. what could this be? also she had one on her leg which is slowly going away (over 2 years) this is also where she got vaccinated
I am going to Cambodia on November 3rd on a mission trip. On Sept 20, I began my series of required vaccinations. I received the Hep A and B vaccines that day. About 4 hours after getting the vaccines, I began having pain in my right shoulder, collarbone and down my right arm. I still have pain in these areas, sometimes mild and sometimes moderate to severe. In the last week I have developed pain in my right jaw, temple, ear and the right side of my neck. Is this the result of the vaccines. I m starting to get concerned.
My name is Michael Morin, and I m 54 years old. At the age of 24, I was diagnosed with a heart condition. I was told I had heart disease that was similar to an 80 year old. I also had diabetes. I had just left the Marine Corps Reserve a year earlier. I joined the Marines at age of 17. I received a number of vaccinations in boot camp, one of which was the smallpox vaccine. When I left boot camp for R and R, I went home where joined in a game of pick up football. I began to have tightness in my chest and I was short of breath. I used to believe my problem developed from some sort of virus I got from the air-jet vaccination gun the service used, but now after speaking to one doctor by chance. Now I believe my problems were from the smallpox vaccination. I have been fighting an up hill battle with the Veterans Administration on compensation and treatment for the past 30 plus years, because of the lack of help from the medical field. I need to fine evidence and were to fined it. Who know more about what adverse effects smallpox vaccines cause and who can help me with my case. Thank you, Michael Morin
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