Rabies Risk

Rabies may be a concern after an animal bite if: The animal that bit you was acting strangely or foaming at the mouth. The animal attacked you for no clear reason. The animal cannot be watched for signs of rabies. You were bitten while you were in a foreign country or in the wilderness.

Rabies Risk

Rabies Risk

Rabies may be a concern after an animal bite if:

  • The animal that bit you was acting strangely or foaming at the mouth.
  • The animal attacked you for no clear reason.
  • The animal cannot be watched for signs of rabies.
  • You were bitten while you were in a foreign country or in the wilderness.

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Current as ofJune 26, 2019

Author: Healthwise Staff
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine

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