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is it ok to skip a date of anti rabies shot

A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Inactive flu shot OK: According to the CDC, the inactivated flu vaccine can be given any time after a live vaccine. There are some forms of live flu vaccine that must be a ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sathish Adigopula
19 years experience Pediatrics
.: No interaction between anti Rabies Vaccine and alcohol. Advise: drink sensibly and within limits. Have a nice day.
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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Of no concern: Social consumption of alcohol should have no effect on the vaccine's effectiveness, regardless of the timing.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Taking it one day early should not be a problem.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: The "badness" of smoking remains the same, with or without rabies shots, so one should not smoke. However, if a person was out in the wild when bit by ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Not really: The newer vaccines are basically harmless. I underwent the series and if you think you have had an exposure, you need to do the same. If you have been ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
22 years experience Pediatrics
ASAP: Anti-rabies globulin can be given up to 8 days after exposure.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
No: Tetanus boosters give you 5-10 years of ongoing protection. The rabies series gives you 2 years of ongoing protection. You should be fine for any expo ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Very effective : When given with anti rabies immune globulin, efficacy of Rabies Vaccine is very high.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
24 months: The preexposure immunization consisting of three doses provides protection for at least 2 years.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
It sounds like your: dog is vaccinated. Clean the wound with warm water & soap. Dry. You can apply thin ribbon of antibiotic ointment. Cover. Have you had a tetanus s ... Read More

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