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Rabies vaccination after effects

A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
POST exposure: Previously unvaccinated people should receive the vaccine intramuscularly at 0, 3, 7, and 14 days. For adults it is given in the deltoid area; for ch... Read More
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
POST exposure: ... Until the vaccine works.Previously vaccinated people should receive two doses of the vaccine intramuscularly—the first immediately, the other thre... Read More

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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Less not zero: The injection into the shoulder (deltoid) muscle or the thigh (quads) are the recommended sites because they expose the vaccine to better blood flow w... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Vaccines for travel: http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/list Check out this interactive website! You can learn about which vaccines are recommended for travel to a... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Malawi: When traveling to Malawi – rabies vaccine is only needed if you will be engaging in activity where you will be outdoors with possible contact with bat... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
Infectious Disease 36 years experience
Not in the U.S.: These are not routine vaccinations in the U.S., where BCG is not used and rabies vaccination is only indicated for certain types of risk or exposure.
A member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
2 yr: The protective benefit of the rabies vaccine is expected to last for at least 2 years from the time you complete the series. If your exposure is withi... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. MANNAN RAZZAK
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Rabies vaccine: Only hospitals carry the vaccines. Docs offices rarely carry them as they are to expensive and may just sit around in their vaccine fridge. Go to the ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Imad Khreim
Psychiatry 39 years experience
Yes/No: though the incubation period of rabies in Humans is wks to months and rarely slightly over a year, it is almost not possible that rabies will show af... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Yes: You are considered protected for a period of 2 years after completion of the primary rabies series. Those who work in a risky setting are advised to g... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Any brand is ok: No it doesn't have to be the same brand. For those particular immunizations it doesn't matter which brand you choose.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Krishna Anand
Pediatrics 50 years experience
No rabies: It seemsThe cat bite 8 months ago did not give you any problem suggesting rabies or any other disease . Usaually vaccination is given soon after the ... Read More

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