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Leg pain after rabies vaccination

A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Lages
Rheumatology 68 years experience
Evaluate need: Rabies vaccine is not commonly used except in unusual exposure circumstances, and is associated with flu like illness as a reaction. Taking Acetamino... Read More

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No: You can get other infections so be sure you wash the wound out throughly.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Contact Your PCP : Your pcp may have information about local resources although rarely will they keep the material on hand. You can also go the cdc website: www.Cdc.Gov/... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Blocking factors: If you can get the vaccine before (for work) or soon after exposure,your body has time to build blocking factors (antibodies).These antibodies stop th... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Oh
Pediatrics 15 years experience
Usually nothing but: According to the CDC, about 6% of people who receive booster doses will get hives, pain in the joints, fever. However, remember that these are things ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Yes: Inhaled steroids are preferable to oral or injected forms is they go to the area of need directly & are consumed/broken down at the lung site. Use... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcus Degraw
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Yes: Yes, rabies vaccine, when administered after exposure on an appropriate schedule, is nearly 100% effective. Remember that you should also wash the wou... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Yes: Social drinking will not effect the internal response you have to any vaccine.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
I wouldn't ...but..: The primary post exposure series is considered protective for 2 years from completion. However, Rabies is a local issue & a booster is sometimes r... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Parkanswered
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Depends on: If you have received antirabies Immune Globulin along with 5 doses of vaccinations. you do not need. Full vaccination produces protective antibody la... Read More

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