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my dog bite me he is 6 months old he is fully vaccinated

A 3-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
17 years experience Pain Management
Can be very serious : Regardless of where the dog comes from. Even a small bite can turn into severe infection. It is very important to consult a doctor soon who can dete ... Read More
Dr. Marvin Den
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Rabies: Unless you know the vaccination status of the animal, it may be a carrier of rabies. The bite itself can cause infection. Both are reasons to seek med ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ellen Altenburg
31 years experience Pediatrics
Potentially: If the dog's vaccinations are up to date, my biggest concern would be about bacterial skin infection and scarring. I'd touch base with your physician. ... Read More
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
45 years experience Pediatrics
Care is warranted: Dog bites in general, especially to the so-called dangerous triangle of face, from middle of upper part of nose to across the lips, should be carefull ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Sexton
39 years experience Plastic Surgery
Probably not: You should call your local health center and animal control center. The dog needs to be watched for a time to make sure he does not develop rabies.
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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Not if up to date: As long as an animal has kept their vaccines up to date the kid would be at no risk.When the vaccine status is unknown, local health authorities are t ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
CDC and your doc: Ask your doctor, and also check the CDC (Centers for Disease Control) website for more information about the vaccination schedule, and modifications t ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Probably: You have vaccination for rabies , due to unknown dog bite , there is no diet restrictions , eat what ever you are eating before dog bite.
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A female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Symptoms: If you have been bitten and having symptoms then you should be checked.
A female asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Doubtful: Unless you received tetanus shot or rabies prophylaxis which may be a reaction to these. Your symptoms are not related to dog bite. Check with the PCP ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
An ER would likely: Provide wound care, tetanus shot if indicated, antibiotics in some situations and determine if rabies shots were medically indicated.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
18 years experience Family Medicine
Great but...: In my experience, nothing is 100% guaranteed. All the best.
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Dr. Terry Brenneman
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: You cannot get bcg vaccine in the us. It may reduce the risk of contracting TB in early life, but the risk of TB is so small that this vacine is not ... Read More

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