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rabies vaccination

i have taken rabipur ( rabies vaccine ) 5 shots previous week  it was completed on 22 nd of April 2012 unfortunately again i was bitten by street dog today on 3pm 30 April 2012. . there was no bleeding but i am not sure should take vaccine or not Please help
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There is no need to take the rabies vaccine again given when you completed the series.

~ Dr. Parks

This answer 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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