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Is rabies treatment safe when pregnant?

Is rabies treatment safe when pregnant?

Yes: And you really don't have a choice, if you care at all for your life or the life of your unborn child. Please do what you must. ...Read more

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Dr. Walter Husar
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Pregnancy (Definition)

If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more


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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?

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 more

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Is it safe to take rabies vaccine while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take rabies vaccine while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Yes: The disease or risk of disease is usually fatal. No problems have been found with administering the vaccine to pregnant or breast feeding women. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take rabies immune globulin while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take rabies immune globulin while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Yes, IgG is safe: Immune globulin (igg) is concentrated antibodies, and helps protect against a variety of infections. It is safe for pregnant women, breastfeeding moms, and infants. Of course, there could be a rare allergic reaction on a rare occassion. Because IgG is purified from other people's blood plasma, there is also a very, very rare chance that something contagious could be transmitted in the injection. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have anti rabies vaccine during pregnancy?

In a high-risk...: ...Exposure such as wild raccoon or skunk bite, the danger of contracting wild rabies far outweighs concerns about vaccine safety. ...Read more

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Is rabies post exposure treatment still possible after 17 to 18 years ?

No: If you have made it through 17-18 years, you were either not exposed at all, or you are a world famous medical miracle. Rabies kills you within weeks if true exposure and left untreated. I know of medical literature of only 2 cases who have ever survived. The first was just a few years ago with a girl in wisconsin who was put in a coma to try and save her and she survived. One other since. ...Read more

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Is rabies post exposure treatment still possible after 8 months?

Is rabies post exposure treatment still possible after 8 months?

It's possible but: ...not necessarily effective. Post-exposure immunization should start within 10 days of exposure. It works only b/c rabies has a long incubation period, usually 1-3 months. Altho there have been reports of rabies developing up to 1 year after exposure, I suspect the exposure wasn't correctly id'd. If you're alive and well at the time of this writing, you were NOT infected. ...Read more

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How long does post exposure rabies treatment provide immunity?

Rabies treatment: Provides immunity for at least several years and after that point antibody titers should be followed and boosters given as required. There are different approaches for treatment, some recommending 5 shots, others 4. Check website www CDC.gov for up to date recommendations. All the best. ...Read more

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Can you get rabies even after taking the shots, what if the last treatment was late?

Can you get rabies even after taking the shots, what if the last treatment was late?

Rabies: Rabies vaccine is not included in mmunization schedule because it is not a common disease. Rabies is contacted by bite of an infected rabid animal, e.g. Dog, bat, fox, rodents, etc. If anyone gets animal bite, pediatrician check vaccination record of the pet. If stray animal, it is kept under observation for 15 days for symptom/ police involved. The child need exam, wound care, tetanus updated. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Rabies (Definition)

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


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Hydrophobia (Definition)

Hydrophobia means the fear of water. It is a symptom of rabies that occurs when infected people have trouble swallowing and then ...Read more