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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
No: I wouldn't lose any sleep on it. The timing has some flexibility in doing its job.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Rabies: Go back and finish your vaccination series, particularly if the animal that bit you was not tested, or worse, positive. This is essentially 100% fatal ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Long duration: but please check this link for the WHO position paper on the vaccine and the disease, good luck http://www.who.int/immunization/Rabies_slides_Aug_20 ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcus Degraw
22 years experience Pediatrics
Sure: You literally can be allergic to anything, including any vaccine. A vaccine, like any medicine, is capable of causing serious problems, such as severe ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
49 years experience Infectious Disease
Pre- or post exposur: After a potentially rabid animal bite (usually with immune globulin) or in high risk people such as vets or forest rangers or travelers.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
At least 2yr: After completion of a pre-exposure vaccine series, the protective antibody level lasts for at least 2 years. Boosters are only recommended if a serum ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marybeth Lambe
45 years experience Travel Medicine
Uncertain: We really are not 100% certain. Cdc feels--if high risk--test every 2 years (e.g. Vet working in rabies zone) latest who consensus is every 10 years. ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marybeth Lambe
45 years experience Travel Medicine
Maybe lifelong but..: We really are not 100% certain. Cdc feels--if high risk--test every 2 years (e.g. Vet working in rabies zone) latest who consensus is every 10 years. ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Wrong place to ask: This HT public site features volunteer docs located primarily in the USA who offer to answer questions about health problems. We have no access to or ... Read More

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