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Rabies Concern following contact with a stray.

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Hi Doctor,
Today I have had a touch with a stray dog. May be a little touch with his nail. So I went to the doctor. He gave me a rabipur. I have to take 0, 3, 7 because in 2011 I completed one full five times course. Now the thing is at the time of injection accidentally nidle slipped and maximum .3 ml (instead of 1 ml). In that case if I take another dose of rabipur tomorrow and consider tomorrow as 0 day, will it be an overdose?
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Indranil

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Hello,

The decision needs to made depending upon your wound. If there was only a touch and there is no visible wound, you need not take it again. You can continue normally and take the Day 3.

On the other hand is there is a wound especially in the hand or face, you can re take the dose the next day , considering it as the new Zero day.

Hope this helps
Please feel free to ask followup questions.
Thank you


Patient replied :

Hi Doctor,
Thank you very much for your kind reply. So there will be no chance of overdose it seems.Its a only little touch with the nail but for my mental peace it seems better to take the new dose.

Thanking You
Indranil


If it is only just a touch there is actually no need for the dose. Anyhow there is no chance for overdose perse.

Thank you


Dr. Jaydeep Tripathy
Category: HIV- AIDS Specialist
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MBBS from Sri Ramachandra University in December 2011
M.Med (Family Medicine) - TNMGR University, Chennai
MBA-MPH in Public Health in March 2016, SRM University
Finished AFIH in March 2016, SRM University
MRCP ( UK ), Internal Medicine, Royal College of Physicians, June 2016
Fellowship in Diabetology from Martin Luther University in January 2017

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