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After a dog bite, why are vaccines given in multiple injections rather than a single injection containing multiple vaccines?

When a dog bites a person, why is it necessary to take about 5 injections or needles? Why not just one big injection? Do they all have the same medicine? Or does each one have its own medicine? Is ...
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Why are dogs only vaccinated once for rabies, while humans need follow-up treatment after being bitten, even with a previous vaccination?

As stated in the title, why are dogs only vaccinated pre-exposure for rabies, while humans need follow-up treatment after being bitten, even with a pre-exposure vaccination? What is causing the ...
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Snake bite & setting it on fire

I heard this from some people in my village that snake venom catches fire like diesel fuel. And they said, one can make a li'l cut around the wound and set it on fire as an immediate action to get ...
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Whose bite is worse for infection a cat's bite or a dogs?

I've been wondering lately, I get bitten, or scratched by my cat a lot and the wound gets a tiny bit swollen, and then it heals. So if I get bitten by a house dog what could be the case?
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Is there any food restrictions after dog bite

When a street dog bites a human, Are there any food restrictions while being treated? I heard we should't eat spicy foods and non veg , is it another myth ?
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When getting injections after a dog bite, what to expect?

When a street dog bites a human, is it always necessary to take 5 doses [day 0, 3, 7, 14, 28] of injections? For a small bite, could one injection be enough? If a person was bitten again, would they ...