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How are scratches from a cat treated medically ?

hi doctor ,i was scratch by our kitten and it become a wound so i washed it . .but after how many weeks it healed ,can i be relax now ? i m 14 years old my height is 5 2 , 50 kg
Mon, 30 Jan 2012
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It is always advisable to take at least an injection of T.T as a preventive measure because there is no specific medicines for animal bite or scratch other than for dog bite.Also if need arises you can take antibiotic if your doctor advises;so better get examined by your family doctor as a precautionary measure.
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