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I got bitten by a dog i kissed someone before I got my first vaccine shot

A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gerardo Guerra Bonilla
12 years experience Family Medicine
Rabies: Most rabies is acquired through exposure to saliva from an animal bite. In rare cases, rabies results from a non-bite exposure (eg, aerosolized virus ... Read More

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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Rabies coverage: Once you complete the primary series for rabies, you are considered protected for 2 years. Those who work closely with animals that may be infected wi ... Read More
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Rabies vaccine: Am assuming you are referring to rabies vaccine, either Human diploid cell vaccine or Purified chick embryo cell vaccine. For post-exposure vaccinatio ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Imad Khreim
39 years experience Psychiatry
Yes/No: though the incubation period of rabies in Humans is wks to months and rarely slightly over a year, it is almost not possible that rabies will show af ... Read More
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A 15-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Possibly: The other possible issue is infection. If there is any drainage, redness or significant tenderness, have the finger evaluated. Are your tetanus immuni ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes, to be safe: You should closely watch the dog if you can and immediately call the doctor if you get any symptoms. CDC recommends people who have been vaccinated " ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tammi Schlichtemeier
31 years experience Pediatrics
Not yet, 5 days: When bit by a possibly rapid animal, the animal should be quarantined by animal control. If necessary due to abnormal animal behavior, the animal sha ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Omar Matuk-villazon
12 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Rabies postexposure prophylaxis should be administered using usually 4 doses of vaccine on days 0, 3, 7 and 14. Also the animal needs to be observed ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
45 years experience Preventive Medicine
It partly depends: on whether you consider the bite to be high risk/there was a high suspicion that the cat may be infected. Typically a person who has been previously v ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Regional issue: Across the US local health departments are part of a network that keeps up with regional rabies activity. This includes any animal found with the dise ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes: There is no known interaction between rabies vaccine and marijuana. Marijuana may benefit you by reducing pain, anxiety and inflammation. Good luck!
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