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arv vaccination

i have been vaccinated in 1995 with inj rabipur(cick embryo vaccine).now i have a rat bie.should i take vaccination?if is the dosage 0,7,28? why inj rabipur is not given gluteally im?
-raj
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Hello,

In short, in general the answer to both of your questions is "yes." But, you should discuss your specific case with a health care provider.

The World Health Organization link: http://www.who.int/rabies/human/postexp/en/


~•~ Dr. Parks

This answer is not intended as and does not substitute for medical or legal advice. The information presented in this 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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