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How rare is it to get septicemia after a dog bite?

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Dr. William Walsh
Addiction Medicine
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In brief: Not rare

If the bite wound penetrates the skin and is not properly cleaned and treated it will at least progress to a local infection and often from there to sepsis.
Cat bites are worse, but not much.

In brief: Not rare

If the bite wound penetrates the skin and is not properly cleaned and treated it will at least progress to a local infection and often from there to sepsis.
Cat bites are worse, but not much.
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