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A dog scratched me with nail, the dog is healthy even after 20 days post the nail scratch, do i still need to get vaccinated against rabies ?
No: Rabies can not be transmitted from a nail scratch. The saliva from the infected animal must come in contact with broken skin/a bite wound or a mucous membrane, such as the mouth or eyes. So you don't need the post-exposure injections. But if because of your geographic location or activities you are at risk of contracting rabies in the future, you should strongly consider the preventive vaccine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dog bit my nail and finger while feeding him and my nail got punctured in the middle really bad.Will my whole nail grow back and how many weeks?
Yes: If no infection that nail may fall of after a while with a nail growing under it. ...Read more
I was walking, a friendly neighbor dog jump on me, its nails pressed against me, there was no blood just tiny red dots from nails.Should I be worried?
If...: If your skin didn't break open then there is a low probability of getting an infection. If what you are describing is superficial seems like it might be related to bruising and usually goes away on its own with no major consequences. However, if there was even a minuscule break in your skin infection can still happen. If you develop redness, pain, pus, get seen by a doctor for antibiotic treatment ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dog bite on thumb, didn't break skin. But I have broken skin on otherside around my thumb nail due to biting that skin myself. Risk of what infection?
Dog touch my leg his nails and my pants scratch but no blood and scratch came out leg and last month complete course of rabies vaccine? need help?
No issue: If you are up to date with rabies vaccine and the dog did not bite you then there is nothing to worry about. I believe you are saying that a dog scratched your leg and in the process tore your pants but did not puncture your skin. If that is the case there is nothing to worry about. ...Read more
Domestic pomalion dog causes rabies through touches the shoes by his nails? if i am received full vaccination course of anti rabies vaccine last month
My friend will be taking his medical exam next week and he was nailed (analsex) last week, will it be detected?
No: That will not be detected on a routine exam. ...Read more
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