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How Long Does A Rabies Shot Protect You
Rabies is an infectious disease caused by a virus. The most common carrier in the U.S. 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
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
How long does a rabies booster last for protection? And how long does a post exposure last cause I've heard it doesn't last as long as a pre exposure
1-5 years : Boosters vary in efficacy by type, the most effective can last 3-5 years, but most need to be boosted yearly. Check with ...Read more
If i get the rabies shot will it protect against a previous exposure to it or will I have to get the series of shots?
How long will rabies post-exposure prophylaxis protect me for if got it last month? Do I need boosters if I got scratched by a stray cat a month later
My rabies antibody titre is >2.0 iu/ml as of 8th dec 2012. For how long will i be protected even in spite of a rabid bite without taking any boosters?
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 allergic reactions. The risk of a vaccine causing serious harm, or death, is extremely small. Serious problems from Rabies Vaccine are very rare. Several brands of Rabies Vaccine are available in the United States, and reactions may vary. ...Read more
I am an indian and my rabies antibodies titre value was 7 iu/ml in aug 2013.For how long will i be protected without booster, last one taken in apr2013
Rabies: Unless you're in a situation where you can be bitten regularly it's better to wait till you are bitten. If you are bitten the safest way is to repeat your titers. If you have been bitten now you probably still have good titers but when you play russian roulette you probably have an empty cylinder...If you know what i mean. ...Read more
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