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rabies immune globulin adverse effects

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sinclair
38 years experience Family Medicine
Depend on the pet: Many pets have such a low instance of having rabies that rabies prophylaxis is not indicated. If the pet has a significant chance of having rabies the ... Read More
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
It depends: If the animal is immunized against rabies or you know otherwise the animal is almost certainly not infected, it is appropriate to forego the immunizat ... Read More

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mehul SHETH
18 years experience Pediatrics
No: It is not recommended to get treatment/prevention for rabies after being bitten by a cat.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Confused: The primary series varies with need. If done before exposure, 3 shots of the vaccine is routine. After exposure, globulin and 4 doses of the vaccine, ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Finish the series: The rabies series is usually considered protective for 2 years from the completion of the primary or boosted series. Those working in high risk areas ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Yes, IgG is safe: Immune globulin (igg) is concentrated antibodies, and helps protect against a variety of infections. It is safe for pregnant women, breastfeeding moms ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
Infectious Disease: Infectious disease doctors are the specialists in this area. Rabies is a serious disease. Go see and query your ID doctor. This is serious stuff. You ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Your on your way: You are in the process of becoming protected. I would call the local health department to check on the frequency of local rabies activity before addin ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sinclair
38 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly fatal: Rabies is fatal. If you get it, you will die. There is little to know treatment. Once you have been exposed, you have a about 6 weeks before you get t ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
48 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: You will be protected if u took the entire 5 shot series of rabies vaccine @0,3,7,14,28 days after the suspected exposure.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Henry Selke
16 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: Despite post-exposure therapy, you should seek medical care now because you could die from rabies. You need to be evaluated today so the doctor can de ... Read More
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