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Is repeat of anti rabies vaccination required for cat scratch

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Dr.  Indu Kumar MD

Hi I took tetnus injection and five dose anti-rabbies dose post getting a scratch on my hand by a neighbour's cat with negligible bleeding.. The last dose was not more than 25 days ago.. I have just... View answer

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Dr. Swarnava Dattagupta MD

Hi myself XXXX i have completed full vaccination course for rabies before 1 year and 8 months ago but yesterday i got cat scratch. Cat is domestic but not vaccinated.... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Swarnava Dattagupta ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.    Prof. Kunal Saha MD

my pet dog scratched me quite severely (there was bleeding too) while playing my dog gets vaccinated regularly. Is in mandatory for me to get vaccinated by anti rabies injection. ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Prof. Kunal Saha ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.  Divakara MD

quick response, this happened 5 days ago. I got the 5 doses of anti rabis vaccine on a previous occasion ...Dear Doctor, I need your advice regarding a doubt about rabis. I am residing in the... View answer

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Dr.  Sumanth Amperayani MD

or scratched him. As I am very afraid of rabies , I have been asking her whether the cat bit or scratched ... the time he was patting the cat. My question to you is this: Do I have to... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Sumanth Amperayani ( Pediatrician)

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Dr.  Veerisetty Shyamkumar MD

, there were no wounds / nor scratched. I was wearing a jeans pant. I went a hopsital and got checked. The doc said that the vaccination is not required. But some how i am not convinced,. I am worried.... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Veerisetty Shyamkumar ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.   Anshul Varshney MD

Hi doc,i was bitten by my pet dog yesterday,it was actually a scratch made on my skin with his claws but blood did come out.It has bitten me on Nov as well,i got a 4 dose of anti-rabies vaccine ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Anshul Varshney ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr.  Vasudha Jayant Athavale MD

of anti rabies vaccine on 27th of december 2013 still one to take on 16th of january. I have taken anti ... feared . Please Help . On 2012 after 3 months and 12 days of my last dose of... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Vasudha Jayant Athavale ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Het Ram Bishnoi MD

to my house mate living in, he was scratched by the bat and went in for treatment. Unfortunately we did ... been in there for 2 weeks (1 week prior to my friends scratch). I am also unsure if we ate the... View answer

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Dr.  Swetha Dhananjay MD

My cat has panicked and attacked my grandfather, she bit and scratched him several times...I also had a scratch my self, so should I be worried? she is fully vaccinated so is an anti... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Swetha Dhananjay ( General & Family Physician)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr.      Nidhi Setia MD

Wash the area thouroughly with soap. Go for anti-rabies vaccination.

Dr. Rakesh Sharma MD

You must get anti rabies vaccination.

Dr. Suman Kumar MD

if you had no blood it is okay but to be safer side i suggest to have three anti rabies vaccine to prevent it in future