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Can I prevent rabies if I get bit, but then immediately take a rabies vaccination?
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
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In brief: Yes, several shots
If a person was bit by a rabid animal, and he got: his wound properly washed out, his rabies IgG properly given, and his rabies vaccines properly given, all within the recommended time periods, then he can presume that he will not get rabies.
Nothing is 100% certain in life, but proper rabies treatment works.

In brief: Yes, several shots
If a person was bit by a rabid animal, and he got: his wound properly washed out, his rabies IgG properly given, and his rabies vaccines properly given, all within the recommended time periods, then he can presume that he will not get rabies.
Nothing is 100% certain in life, but proper rabies treatment works.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. Marcus Degraw
Pediatrics
In brief: Yes
Yes, rabies vaccine, when administered after exposure on an appropriate schedule, is nearly 100% effective.
Remember that you should also wash the wound effectively and seek medical agrs tin asap.

In brief: Yes
Yes, rabies vaccine, when administered after exposure on an appropriate schedule, is nearly 100% effective.
Remember that you should also wash the wound effectively and seek medical agrs tin asap.
Dr. Marcus Degraw
Dr. Marcus Degraw
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