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What treatment should be done for dog bite for 11 year old child ?

hi,my self keyur bhatia 11yrs i am presently treatment for street dog bite what should i have take care and how many injection i have to take dog bite me on 18-07-2011
Asked On : Thu, 21 Jul 2011
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Firstly immediately after dog bite you must wash the wound in copious amount of soap and water. You will need around 5-6 injections each injection on different days, usually Day 0,3,7,14,28 days at a Hospital. Also Tetanus injection may be required. You can take Booster dose after 5 years.Avoiding provoking a dog, or troubling it ever again as it's bite can be cause of Rabies.
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