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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

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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
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 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 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 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Not necessary: No, especially if you skin wasn't broken.
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Rabies vaccine: Do not know that there is a limit in the numbers of times you can receive this, but a vaccine, like any medicine, is capable of causing severe allergi... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
Family Medicine 61 years experience
Rabies: it's unlikely that you have been exposed to rabies again but the injection that you got in April would be sufficient
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Camilla Graham
Infectious Disease 27 years experience
Six: The company that makes this vaccine states that it needs to be given on days 0, 3, 7, 14, 28 and 90. If a health provider decided you needed these, do... Read More

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