A 28-year-old male asked:
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is it safe to receive 6 rabies vaccinations within a month? completed primary 4 shot series, now being given 2 more boosters for secondary bat exposure shortly after primary series finished, per this facilities infectious disease dr. recommendation.

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Shots: You're seeing an infectious disease specialist, someone with years of specialty training beyond a Medical School. Why would you seek opinion on this site from a urologist or an Orthodontist or a GP? If you do not have trust in your Specialists training and experience, seek 2nd opinion from a different infectious disease specialist.
Answered on Oct 23, 2017
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Safe: don't worry,
Answered on Jul 30, 2017
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Yes: I wish everybody's questions were as easy to answer. You got bit again, you get more injections. I'm sorry about the second bite but this is the right choice. Please ignore any "scare" stuff on the internet about rabies shots -- people make stuff up.
Answered on Aug 1, 2017

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