Hey We Got The Treatment – Rabies – By Happychappy And Sumopunk –

What is Rabies ?

Rabies is a zoonotic (transmitted by animals) viral disease casued commonly by a bite from infected animal. Rabies virus infects CNS causing the inflammation of brain and finally death.

Cause

Bats, monkeys, foxes, skunks, cattle, wolves, coyotes, dogs, yellow mongoose and cats. All of them can carry Rabies virus and a single bite from any of the infected ones can lead to serious consequences. Most commonly street dogs are its carriers. You can make squirrels, hamsters, guinea pigs, gerbils, chipmunks, rats, mice and rabbits as your pets because they are never infected from rabies virus and are safe.

Symptoms

Early symptoms of rabies include fever headache, general weakness and discomfort. On more of the virus spreading insomnia, anxiety, confusion, paralysis, hallucinations, hypersalivation occur. Death usually occurs when these symptoms start showing up.

Transmission

Rabies virus travels to brain by the help of peripheral nerves. The disease incubates fro few months in humans depending on the distance of the virus onset towards the brain. That means its better if a dog bits in your leg than in your arm. Once it reaches CNS symptoms appear and you need a treatment.

Treatment

97 % of world’s rabies cases are from dog bites. So your pet needs a rabies vaccine first of all. Cats can also spread it so get it vaccinated too. If you are already infected then you must not waste time. You must go for a REP, post exposure prohphylaxis within 10 days of infection. After the bite, washing it with soapy water decreases the amount of virus entering. Other than all prevetion methods patients can receive a 14 day treatment containing doses of rabies vaccine and one dose of HRIG.

Treatment

97 % of world’s rabies cases are from dog bites. So your pet needs a rabies vaccine first of all. Cats can also spread it so get it vaccinated too. If you are already infected then you must not waste time. You must go for a REP, post exposure prohphylaxis within 10 days of infection. After the bite, washing it with soapy water decreases the amount of virus entering. Other than all prevetion methods patients can receive a 14 day treatment containing doses of rabies vaccine and one dose of HRIG.

Just go for a doctor in such cases they know more than you and of course than us and will surely be the utmost help. Carelessness won’t help. You must not panic and take wise action. Hope you found the article and article series Hey We Got The Treatment informative.

An Article By: HappyChappy And SumoPunk.

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