Where Can I Get A Rabies Vaccine After Being Bitten By A Cat?
noon, this morning we were bitten by a cat and we tried to go to the animal unit hospital but now for the rabies vaccine why is it difficult?
hello .. thanks for the question ..
rabies vaccine injection is the best prevention after experiencing a bite of an animal suspected of carrying the rabies virus (cats, dogs, monkeys). serum and anti-rabies vaccine given to someone who has a wound and high risk. the use of anti-rabies is to neutralize the rabies virus in wounds and in the body. Symptoms of rabies include fever, weakness, headache, hyperactivity / acting unclear, anxiety, insomnia, shortness of breath, hallucinations, and excessive salivation. In general, the rabies vaccine can be found in areas where rabies incidents / cases are common (endemic areas). You can try to find the rabies vaccine at government-owned health facilities such as local puskesmas and RSUD. if none is available, they will help get a rabies vaccine by reporting to the local health office. while all you can do is clean the bite wound area with soap and apply an antiseptic (alcohol), if possible, observe the cat that is biting by confining the cat for 10-14 days and observe whether there are signs of rabies symptoms in the animal, avoid direct contact with wild animals. Immediately consult a doctor if you find symptoms of rabies, high fever, shortness of breath, excessive anxiety, hyperactivity, excess saliva production in order to get the appropriate solution and treatment.
so, hope it can help ..