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Why rabies is called hydrophobia?

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Dr. Jay Park
Pediatrics

In brief: Agitation ; Fear..

Created by attempting to drink, "so called hydrophobia, " result in chocking and aspiration through spasms of larynx, neck, and chest wall.
Hydrophobia is a cardinal sign of rabies.

In brief: Agitation ; Fear..

Created by attempting to drink, "so called hydrophobia, " result in chocking and aspiration through spasms of larynx, neck, and chest wall.
Hydrophobia is a cardinal sign of rabies.
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