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How does the immune system fight rabies

A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
A focal "steroid" injection for facet problems will not suppress the immune system, nor alter T or B memory cells. You will neither be more or less ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 10 years experience
Local injection of steroids does not cause significant side effects of taking oral or IV steroids. It is not likely to lower the immune system
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Local steroid injections do NOT affect prior immune T or B cell responses and will not act as an immune suppressant
A male asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
Pediatrics 26 years experience
See below: Per usa's cdc recs, after receiving the primary 4 dose set of vaccinations, persons in the continuous risk category should be tested every 6 months an... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mehul SHETH
Pediatrics 19 years experience
No: It is not recommended to get treatment/prevention for rabies after being bitten by a cat.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Unlikely/who knows: The immune system functions in parallel & separately from the other metabolic systems of the body. I do not know anyone who has studied the specif... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
MINIMAL: The primary series is considered protective for at least 2 years .Those in trades with regular exposure are advised to check titers or get a booster a... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Confusing question: If you have completed a primary series of the rabies vaccine it should provide protection for 2 years from the date of completion. Some will benefit f... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
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 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sinclair
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Possibly fatal: Rabies is fatal. If you get it, you will die. There is little to know treatment. Once you have been exposed, you have a about 6 weeks before you get t... Read More
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