Rabies vaccination schedule

Patient

Q: Year ago i was previously immunized , later i was licked by a dog , i had two doses again 15 days later i was licked by stray dog'? do i need another dose

Doctor

A:   Hello
Thank you posting your query on “Ask the Doctor”
Licking on intact skin by apparently healthy dog have zero chances of rabies infection. However licking on broken (injured/ ulcerated) skin by rabid (mad) dog warrants immunization.
You have taken full course of anti rabies vaccination and repeat 2 doses before 15 days. You may not require anti rabies protection for coming one year period.
Relax.
Wish you a good health

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