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How can cat scratch injury be treated?

PLEASE HELP ME I DON T WANNA DIE Hi i got scratched by a stray kitten that is leaving in our garage, it bleed a little, do i need to get anti rabies, 2 months ago, i got scratch by its mother, who is pregnant that i was feeding, and i was injected anti rabies and vaccine, do i still need anti rabies, and do i need to use separate mug to avoid rabies in ny family. I just read that one of the syptoms of rabies is hard to swallow that I have (I think the kitten is sick cause I.observe it in this last week, and it have swollen red eyes and have cold- it had 4 sibling that died) i don t know if i really had rabies, maybe cause i have cold or maybe because i m just paranoid, i m not sure if i m just overthinking it, cause my heartbeat is not that fast and also i m not turning stiff like when.i m nervous, please doctors answer me please, i beg you, don t wanna die... Please answer ASAP thank you and god bless
Wed, 27 Mar 2019
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hi,

You had anti-rabies vaccination so no need to worry. Stop overthinking and take off your mind. Stay away from stray dogs and stray cats.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. AJEET SINGH, General & Family Physician
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