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What happens if you poke yourself with a used rabies needle ?

What happens if you poke yourself with a used rabies needle? I accidentally poked myself with a rabies shot after giving it to my dog. Do I freak out?
Thu, 29 Dec 2011
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Hi,
You take tetanus toxoid shot with your doctor.
You observe the site of area where you had poke with used needle for any infection and pain,if you have infection consult your doctor for course of an antibiotic.
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