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Scratched on ankle by a dog, mild bleeding. Tetanus injection taken. Anti-rabies vaccine required?

hi, i have got a scratch on my ankle by a pet dog two days ago which is about 2 or 3 months old when it is playing with me. she did not have its shots yet. actually a small scratch and the teeth did not go too deep into the flesh. i saw a small blood coming out and the upper layer of the skin and washed with dettol for two times and left it. after 2 days i went to doctor and took a TT injection . Is it will be any major problem for me and should i take definitely anti rabies injection?
Asked On : Sun, 2 Dec 2012
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Feb 2013
You have to recieve the schedule of Anti rabies injections as they are very safe nowadays and the pet dog has not recieved its shots and there is no cure for rabies once it develops. So consult your doctor for rabies vaccination and the assessment for the need of human antirabies immunoglobulin. If that pet dog is healthy and alive after 10 days of bite you can skip the remaining doses of the schedule after discussing with your doctor
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