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booster rabies vaccine for human

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
50 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Individuals exposed to rabid animal receive 4-5 doses of rabies vaccine. Only those who are at high risk to rabies, e.g., animal handlers, receive bo ... Read More

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kyon Hood
Dr. Kyon Hood answered
20 years experience Pediatrics
No difference: The rabies vaccine prevents a patient from developing rabies by triggering the body to make antibody against rabies. This is given at the time of exp ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
No: The primary and boosted series are both considered protective for at least 2 years.Those in high risk settings are encouraged to get a booster or have ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
49 years experience Infectious Disease
Depends on the : Length of time after the last immunization.
A female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
? validity ?: Your question is not clear.The expected protection of a primary rabies series is at least 2 years, with high risk occupations advised to get antibody ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Care for wound: Be sure to care for the wound with a thorough cleaning. Monitor the location for redness, swelling or discharge that would indicate infection. A rabie ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kyon Hood
Dr. Kyon Hood answered
20 years experience Pediatrics
No difference: When someone is potentially exposed to rabies (bites, bats, etc), the initial treatment is the rabies immune globulin & the rabies vaccine. The s ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Unclear question: You may wish to restate your question. Make sure to complete the course of vaccination. Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: In general, completion of the anti-rabies series will protect for exposures during the 2 years following completion of the series. Those in high risk ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
No: You are considered protected for a 2 year period starting with the completion of the primary series or a booster.
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