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Can a scratch from mole cause rabies? Treatment? Need vaccination?

hello My wife was working in our garden. She saw a molehill on the garden. She digged there in order not to damage the garden. The mole went out suddenly and scratched the upper surface of her hand . The lesion on her hand is very superficial and it is itching. My Questions are: 1. Does mole carry rabies? 2. What is the risk of rabies to contaminate? 3. What is the treatment for this wound? 4. Do we need to make her vaccinated?
Asked On : Wed, 8 Aug 2012
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Hi, Ervaburk.
Thanks for query.
1,no mole does not carry rabbies germs.
2,It can be contaminated with bacteria which can cause infection.
3,clean the wound with some anti septic lotion and apply antibiotic cream.
4,you may go for Tetanus toxoid injection.
Ok and bye.
Answered: Wed, 8 Aug 2012
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