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A 28-year-old male asked:

Today afternoon i was standing outside my house when 2 drops fell on my arm.. i got worried what if they are bats saliva so i washed it under tap water but some water went over a mosquito bite bump near by.. should i take anti rabies vaccines?

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Rabies transmission is not possible in above circumstances. Check cdc.gov which has reliable information regarding rabies transmission. Talk to your doc about your fears as health related anxiety is likely.
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