Rabies doubt, a street dog bite

Patient

Q: A dog bite,though its just scratch and no blood was there,i consulted a doctor and he said i don't need any shot,but i am worried,its been seven days,should i take the injection

Doctor

A:   Hello
Welcome to Ask The Doctor.
If there is just a Scratch then you are at low risk of contracting Rabies.
However, i personally advise my patients to get rabies vaccination to be sure.
I hope it helps.
Stay Healthy.

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