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I think I was bitten by a bat but have not seen a bat in the room

A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Need more info: You do not say which vaccine she received and when. My advice would be administration of rabies Immune Globulin (RIG) plus vaccine which are highly ef ... Read More

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Bat Bite: Call your doctor to report second bite and get advice about further treatmen
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Contact local agents: The rabies series is usually considered protective for 2 years from the primary or boosted series. Those working in high risk areas are encouraged to ... Read More
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Question?: What are you asking, if you think you need stitches go to the doctor. It is best to clean out with soap and water or an iodine based solution if avai ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
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21 years experience Cardiology
Was it proven: That the dog had been vaccinated against rabies?
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Get rabies: vaccination. It would be prudent to get rabies vaccination as about 1% of the cases have an incubation period longer than one year.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience Pediatrics
Post exposure shots: The post exposure shots are key to preventing rabies whether wound was washed immediately or not. Highly unlikely to contract rabies if you had the po ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 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
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
24 years experience Pediatrics
Rabies vaccine: contact who gave you your shots or your local health department and ask.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Shapiro
Specializes in Internal Medicine
2 doses of vaccine: The CDC guidelines are that she should receive 2 doses of the vaccine: one immediately and one after 3 days. No Immune Globulin should be given.
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