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Got scratches with blood by dog. Rabbies injection required?

Hello sir, I got 3 small scratches by a dog which is owned by the home owners.It also tore my pant.I am not concerned about the pant. ALSO I GOT SOME BLOOD BUT NOT MUCH...but i am not aware whether the dog is having rabbies or do i need to take rabbies injections and which doctor i need to visit.I am in houston texas.could you pls. tell me the doctor address,i can go in houston texas. pls. help me sir.
Asked On : Mon, 3 Dec 2012
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Pediatrician 's  Response
Feb 2013
You have to take full schedule of Rabies vaccine injections(0,3,7,14,and 28 or schedule as prescribed in your location) as you dont know the vaccination of that particular dog. After 10 days of bite if the dog is healthy and alive you can skip the 14 and 28th injections after the doctor advise. Consult your general physician or centre infectious disease for vaccination and regarding the need for Antirabies human immunoglobulin injection.
Answered: Thu, 6 Dec 2012
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