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It is caused by a virus named rabies virus that has been infected by an animal bite. Which the infection lives in animals such as wolves, skunks, raccoons, bats, foxes, which domestic pets have the right to get this infection.
caused by addiction rhabdovirus in the saliva of infected animals
Approximately 35-65 days after infection, fever, headache, malaise, loss of appetite, nausea, pain and numbness at the bite site will occur for the first 3-4 days after the onset of symptoms. After that, he began to feel paranoid, unable to sleep, staying awake all the time. Bizarre symptoms, photophobia, if not treated promptly, can lead to coma, convulsions, and death approximately 4-7 days after the onset of symptoms.
Look at the wound site and take a blood test, and the bitten animal must be captured and tested for rabie virus.
After the bite, the wound should be washed immediately with soapy water and rushed to the emergency room to use Providi to wash the wound again. The treatment depends on the risk of infection or not. and must return to observe the dog or cat for 10 days whether there are any abnormal symptoms or not if not abnormal show that the animal is not infected For animals with symptoms of infection The doctor will immediately give HRIG or HDCV. Immediately injected into the area around the wound, HDCV was given five times starting on the day 0,3,7,14,28 should be injected continuously. and another injection of tetanus to boost immunity
what to do
The symptoms of the bitten animal should be described. in order to help determine the treatment
You should know that after a dog or cat bite should be kept in isolation for 10 days to observe their behavior
You should be aware that if your dog is aggressive, weak and alert at all times. considered to be at risk of getting infected
You should go to the emergency room as soon as it's close to your home when bitten by an animal.
Don't forget that ferocious dogs Or strange behavior, drooling, fatigue, can always destroy things and bite people around you.