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early symptoms of rabies in humans

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
See below: The incubation period for rabies is less than 30 days in 25% of cases, less than 90 days in 75% of cases and more than 1 year in 5%. The furious form ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Treatment of rabies.: Is essentially unsuccessful. The idea is to prevent the infection by Immune Globulin and vaccine.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Madonna
20 years experience Family Medicine
Rabies: Highly variable. It can take weeks, months, or even years for rabies symptoms to show in a human after a bite from a rabid animal. If you may have ha ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Rabies: It depends on when you define symptomatic. It is usually months from time of bite before symptoms. However, once overt symptoms of encephalitis devel ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Rabies transmission: Per the Centers for Disease Control: The most common mode of rabies virus transmission is through the bite and virus-containing saliva of an infected ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sarah Kohl
34 years experience Travel Medicine
Yes if Bitten: Rabies is contracted by contact with saliva of infected animals- through bites or licking of cuts. The first symptoms are flu-like illness: fatigue, f ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
47 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: When Rabies is suspected diagnosis can be quickly made by direct fluorescence antibody testing of a biopsy specimen of skin from the nape of the neck ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience Preventive Medicine
The period between: the bite and the onset of symptoms is called the incubation period. It usually takes 4 to 12 weeks for a person to develop rabies symptoms once they a ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Rabies: Usually a continuum of symptoms. No honeymoon phase. All the best.
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Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Rapidly progressive central nervous system manifestations including anxiety, dysphagia (difficulty in swallowing), and seizures.

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