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Rabies Dog Bite Through Jeans
Can rabies dog bite pass through jeans? I was bitten by my dog but there aren't any holes in my jeans but there is a wound.
Low risk, but...: Most likely the rabies virus would not be transmitted through cloth, if the cloth wasn't penetrated. However, you must not take the chance. According to WHO, the Philippines is one of the top 10 countries in rabies frequency. If your dog was not vaccinated against rabies and if there is any doubt about the dog's health, contact health authorities and see your doctor ASAP for professsional advice. ...Read more
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
Rabies: Rabies is a preventable viral disease of mammals most often transmitted through the bite of a rabid animal. The vast majority of rabies cases reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) each year occur in wild animals like raccoons, skunks, bats, and foxes. Http://www. Cdc. Gov/rabies/index. Html ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
CDC data: Rabies is fatal, but very rare. In 2010, there were only 2 cases in the us, both caused by bats. Here is the cdc's 2010 data on rabies in wild animals by region. As you can see, raccoons top the list of most common carrier, especially on the east coast. In the midwest and west, the skunk is the more common carrier. Http://www. Cdc. Gov/rabies/location/usa/surveillance/wild_animals. Html. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Dog bite me but the wound is super shallow and did not puncture skin. It really looks like nothing. Should I be concerned for rabies for anything?
Probably not: If there is no open wound (i.e. it didn't puncture the skin) then it's unlikely that you would have contracted rabies. If the dog is a pet of yours or someone you know, you can find out if they're up to date on their shots. If not (but they are someone's pet), usually you just watch the dog for symptoms of rabies. Call animal control for full guidelines, if you're worried see MD. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hard to say.: One cannot easily do studies to measure this but it seems like perhaps a third or so of those bitten will get rabies if nothing is done. Higher risk when bitten on the face by the rabid dog. Of course, the risk of getting rabies is zero if the dog doesn't have it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I recived post expose treatment of rabies 5 injectin for dog bite (0-3-7-15-30)dog is ok now. 2 day after 5th does I got scrach from a cat. I am safe?
Not applicable: You don 't get rabies from a domestic house cat scratch. Ask A Stray is a different matter. Ask you MD how long do the Pasteur Rx imunity lasts. Http://www. Medicinenet. Com/script/main/art. Asp? Articlekey=46695 Though you may get Cat Scratch Fever See Reference: http://www. Medicinenet. Com/script/main/art. Asp? Articlekey=46695 ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rabies: Rabies is a preventable viral disease of mammals most often transmitted through the bite of a rabid animal. The vast majority of rabies cases reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) each year occur in wild animals like raccoons, skunks, bats, and foxes. Http://www. Cdc. Gov/rabies/index. Html ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After receive anti rabies vaccine four shots and after 2 hours dog bite me again? Can I safe from rabies?
Subsequent to a rabid dog bite my 8 yr old son, on the same day he had taken pep. Is it 100% effective against rabies?
Great but...: In my experience, nothing is 100% guaranteed. All the best. ...Read more
My dog bites me and after a few days my dog is dead. Since then, I took a dose of rabies vaccine. Will I be okay or not?
More info needed:: Was your dog vaccinated against rabies? If so, much less risk. What were the circumstances around the bite? If the dog was not in any way threatened, not so good. What were the circumstances around the death? If run over by a car, better (but sorry). Was the dog's remains available for testing? If the brain is negative, you are ok. If unclear, rx is a dose of rabies globulin & 4 dose vaccine rx. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer