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Rabies vaccination in humans

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

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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
Pediatrics 38 years experience
No: A dog vaccinated for rabies is protected from contracting rabies from a rabies infected animal. This protects the vaccinated dog, other animals and t... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
No it can not : If a dog is vaccinated against rabies it can not pass rabies through saliva to humans.
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
Pediatrics 38 years experience
No: A dog vaccinated for rabies is protected from contracting rabies from a rabies infected animal. This protects the vaccinated dog, other animals and t... Read More
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Do you mean...: ...Can it pass the Rabies Vaccine to a person by biting them? I don't think this has ever happened. Can they catch rabies and then give rabies to s... Read More
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 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
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
TRAVEL/OCCUPATION: Humans do not need Rabies Vaccine in us unless they are working in hazardous occupation like vets/animal care takers etc, as the chance of exposure in... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Prevention vs rx: Vaccination begins helping the body create blocking antibodies in a process that takes weeks. Hopefully the blocking antibodies will intercept the vir... 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 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Hamstra
Pediatrics 36 years experience
No - keep boosting: Pets get rabies vaccines every 1 or 3 years. In humans, most never get exposed to rabies, most never get the vaccine. When a person is exposed - th... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Parkanswered
Pediatrics 50 years experience
2 years: Immunity induced by rabies vaccination lasts at least 2 years.

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