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Question : is a tetanus shot necessary after a cat scratch?there was no blood came blood came after that.

In Details : is a tetanus shot necessary after a cat/monkey scratch? if yes how many tetanus require and when i need to take? If no what is the medicine need to give? No blood comes after cat scratch on foot.Only feeling pain after that incident. then washed the place with dettol as a quick solution. Please advice.

1592 days ago       1 Answer(s)

We strongly advice that not only you have to take a tetanus but you have to take the rabies injection after cat/dog/monkey scratch even though no blood has come out. Pls take it within 7 days of scratch. Go to a doctor immediately and take the rabies injection
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