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How to treat dog bite?

Hi i was bite by a dog today morning at 7am..i was wearing jeans so no blood but there is a break in skin where i could see my inner skin Do i need to take TT within24 hours and do i need to take a course of 3 dog bite injection?? Plz advise me and also tell me the which diets should be maintained during the 3 injection course durations.... Thanks in advance
Wed, 30 Jul 2014
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General Surgeon 's  Response
Hi and welcome to HCM. Thanks for the query. the treaemtn depends on type of wound and about dog immunisation. itall you need is to clean wound and watch for signs of infection. if dog was wilds than you should have vaccine. there is no need for specific diet during this period. Wish you good health. Regards
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Emergency Medicine Specialist Dr. Karthik Ravikanti's  Response
Dog bite is usually classified according to severity.
Ur injury looks like grade 3.
TT inj is must.
Rabies vaccine is also of must.
Scedule- 0,3,7,14,28,60 respective days gas to be taken rabipure inj. Intramuscularly over deltoid.
No dietary restrictions recommended
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