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How Fast Does It Take The Rabies Virus To Go From The Bite Wound To The Brain
Depends on bite : The average duration of viral incubation (the time until the virus causes symptoms) is 20-90 days. It is usually less than 50 days if the patient is bitten on the head or neck or if there is a large amount of infectious material inoculated from multiple bites or large wounds. The virus will not cause symptons during incubation. Virus is transferred to brain during incubation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
When Saliva is infected from rabies virus when a dog is bite by an other rabid dog .What ll b the first sign saliva is now infected from virus.
None: That's the problem there are no first signs. Perhaps the animal becomes more aggressive, but that is hard to determne. ...Read more
Not necessarily: In fact, an animal bite is not needed to be infected with rabies. A rabies infection could result if the saliva of a rabid animal contacts an open wound or the eye of a person. There have been documented cases of rabies infection without a history of an animal bite. It is presumed that the infection may have occured via the aforementioned ways. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was bit by domestic but outdoor dog 10 months ago. I now have a fever. Is it common flu or could it be rabies virus? Dog is alive today. What to do?
Hello, i want to ask if it is enough to clean potentional rabies virus from hand(not from wound) with water or is it neccessary to use desinfection?
Under process of anti rabies vaccine schedule dog bite me again? what is the possiblity of safe from rabies virus and restart vaccine schedule again?
Depends on titers: check your blood for titer level to see if you have immunity, go from there in next steps based in protective titer ...Read more
As per schedule received 4th dose of rabies vaccine then after 2 hours later dog bite me again? Restart the schedule and am i safe from rabies virus?
Likely safe: The protective benefit of the rabies vaccine is expected to last for at least 2 years from the time you complete the series. If your exposure is within that time frame you are likely protected. Be aware that there are several other potential germs that can cause an infection from a bite, and close monitoring is advised. ...Read more
If a friend's healthy dog snaps at you because he doesn't know you does he have rabies? No penetration to skin, no bite wound? Chance of rabies?
Paranoid about rabies? Friends dog snapped at finger but left no bite/wound. Not a friendly dog but doesn't attack my friend's family. Should i worry?
Can you get rabies without broken skin/bite wound? Friends dog snapped at me but left no mark or bite. Said to have shots. Scared of getting rabies!
Yes, but...: In the United States, dogs are well taken care of, and cities have good animal control services. One is unlikely to get rabies from dog bite in the U.S.. Sure, there might be a rabid dog here and there, but nothing near the level of problems seen in developing countries. In the U.S., the animals that carry rabies are raccoons, skunks, foxes, coyotes, and bats. Any bite should be seen by a doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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