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Rabies And The Immune System
My sebaceous glands are over active. Almost done fighting cold/flu. Could it be immune system reaction, hormones or simply change in weather. Male 42?
ComplexManyBehaviors: blamed on outer influences &/or internal controls without much understanding; the reason that so many promoted treatments do not work (or not well) despite complexity & expense. The medical disease industry (including those with MDs) only partially understand Soul?Mind?Brain?Body creatures. Primary control of sebaceous glands is autonomic. Many do better with LCHF foods, study DietDoctor.com ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
An infectious disease caused by a virus. The most common carrier in the United States is infected bats. Symptoms of rabies include an initial flu-like illness followed by increasing paralysis, agitation, and confusion. The classic drooling symptom is due to an inability ...Read more
Is it true your immune to rabies for one year if you've get bitten by a dog and get 4/4 rabies shots? Just out of curiosity
See below: Per usa's cdc recs, after receiving the primary 4 dose set of vaccinations, persons in the continuous risk category should be tested every 6 months and persons in the frequent risk category should be tested every 2 years and if the titer falls below a value of at least complete neutralization at a 1:5 dilution by rapid fluor focus inhib test, they should receive a booster. So, no perm resistance. ...Read more
Full rabies PEP(w/immune glob) Fall '08. 2 booster doses Nov '14. What are the odds I would NOT have protective levels of antibodies now, 7 mo later?
How long rabies vaccine protects me? Got my 1 dose yesterday what if i got bitten again? do i need to get shots again? No immune because got it alread
Confusing question: If you have completed a primary series of the rabies vaccine it should provide protection for 2 years from the date of completion. Some will benefit for longer, but those in high risk situations are advised to have blod tests after 2 years to see if a booster is needed. ...Read more
I already got immune g, rabies vaccine/booster Last week was when i the 4th dose. i got bitten again but this time by a rabid animal. arnt i immunized?
Yes: In general, completion of the anti-rabies series will protect for exposures during the 2 years following completion of the series. Those in high risk professions are advised to get boosters or have an antibody titer checked to see if a booster is needed for protection to remain high. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
At what point during the rabies virus transit from the site of inoculation to the brain is it vulnerable to immune intervention?
Before reaching: Rabies moves along nerves from the inoculation site back to the brain. The bottom line is that if you have been exposed, you take the immunizations, hopefully at once, if this is a homework question, it's a poor one as no one is absolutely certain. If you have been exposed but delayed reporting, don't give up; post-exposure immunization is a basic human right. ...Read more
Where give the rabies immune globin shots?health dep said it would be where exposed (finger) but hosp gave it in my arm/legs. do i need more in finger
No room: The location of the wound and available muscle mass in which to give it determines where this might be given.If you were bitten on the ass, they would infiltrate the wound.The finger has no space to inject it safely and if they did, it would likely cut off the circulation and you could lose the finger. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer