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Can we take vaccine for dog bite after 8 days of dog bite, when dog looks healthy

Can we take vaccine for dog bite after 8 days of dog bite, when dog looks healthy
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There is no contraindication to receiving the rabies vaccine--assuming that you are eligible to receive the vaccine (based on a review of the usual contraindications to the vaccine).

~ Dr. Parks

This answer provided to you is not intended as and does not substitute for medical advice. The information presented in this Medhelp.org posting is for patients’ education only. As always, I encourage you to see your personal physician for further evaluation of your individual case
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