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Bitten by pet, skin crack, blood wound. Do i need vaccination?

I have a pet and is vaccinated with all vaccine and yearly dose. My pet bite me in october 2011 and i gone through with all vaccine which is necessary. Now today he was provoked and a bit angry and in that anger he bite me in my leg above knee . The wound was initially with skin when i washed with soap and water, after wards i used dettol to wash, and then skin cracks and its showing blood wound. though the blood is not following but now it looks like blood scratch/blood wound. Now, Dr. Please suggest me do i need to go again for vaccination . Thanks Doctor
Asked On : Tue, 5 Mar 2013
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Pediatrician 's  Response
Feb 2013
Thank you for your query,
Yes, you need to go for vaccination, but three doses only.
As the last vaccination for rabies is more than a year, you need 3 doses of antirabies vaccines on 0, 3, and 7 days.
If you have recieved TT injection within the last 5 years, another dose of TT is not required, but if it is more than 5 years go for TT vaccine also.
Consult your Physician for vaccination advise as early as possible.
Hope I have answered your query.
Answered: Tue, 5 Mar 2013
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