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Taking verorab rabies vaccine, bitten again by street dog, completed course. Chances of contracting rabies?

hi doctor ... i started pre.explosure verorab rabies vaccine at 30 june and 2nd one is on 2 july and on 6 july i was walking with my dog another street dog came and start fighting with my dog .when i try to seprate them the street dog bite me ..thsi street dog have bleeding on his mouth and body due to fighting ...i complte my course after taking my 5 injections serious but on 16 july i feels like too much headache ...sleeping head and pain all over the head ...i just want to know that the blood or broken skin of a dog can give you rabies coz the dog i sstill alive at 2 months thanks for reply
Asked On : Wed, 12 Sep 2012
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Pediatrician 's  Response
You can rest assured, since you are vaccinated, you have no chance of getting Rabies by this bite of street dog. Once you get over this anxiety, even pain and headache will go. Good luck.
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Pediatrician, Cardiology Dr. Pradeep Kumar's  Response
Thanks for the query
As you have already completed the vaccination course and dog is still alive, there is no question of rabies.
Now your headache may be due any other reason. Consult your doctor for proper evaluation and dont worry about rabies.
I hope this answers your query well
Wish you good health
With regards
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