I did not take any medicine then. Three years ago, a dog slightly bit my hand. Since you and the dog were playing, and this was an accident, I'm pretty sure you can rule out rabies though. The most … Just wash the bitten area thoroughly for 10 minutes with soap. Ben Campbell bought himself a pair of comedy false teeth as a bit of 'quarantine comic relief' - but his Yorkshire terrier Thomas stole the … In order for you to contract rabies there has to be a transfer of infected saliva from the rabid animal to your bloodstream. If you were bitten by your own dog, make sure that your dog is up-to-date with all immunizations. Query: Hi doctor, I am an 18 year old male. It has been three years now, but I am worried as I heard that rabies appears after years. ... View answer. hello doctor,my dog scratched me deeply 1 week ago and some blood also came out of my body ... long.what should i do?? Initially he thought the dog had scratched him with his nails but this couldn't be the case. At first I thought he just had to scratch but as I kept watching him he will do it several times. Dogs may injure humans using either their claws or teeth. I have looked at his teeth and they look normal. Example: the dog scratches you with its paws, but also salivates on the area of the scratch. My dog doesn’t love other dogs, but she generally tolerates them. Not likely. I am living proof. He started doing this, or at least I started noticing him doing this, about 10 days ago. Unless the dog has or has been exposed to rabies, and hasn't had it's rabies vaccination, this isn't normally dangerous. As he did so the puppy scratched his arm with his teeth and they broke skin and bled. The scratches are 10cm long and there are 2 of them. Dog bites itself may either be minor or fatal. Note the location of the dog, but do NOT try to capture the dog yourself. Very small bleed. ... Hi doctor, yesterday a got a scratch by my dog's teeth while playing. Can I take anti-rabies vaccine now? A pet dog bit me three years back. Accidents with animals, especially dogs is quite common and may happen almost every time. There is arguably nothing cuter than a puppy.Tiny little paws, big eyes, soft fur, and - as most new puppy owners quickly discover - razor-sharp teeth that will … Keep it clean with soap and warm water, and put some neosporin on it. According to the degree of severity and the biting dog’s background, you need to consider the most proper treatment method. He is vaccined properly. I haven't changed his diet or anything. The saliva can easily get into the wound and spread through the bloodstream, infecting the victim with the rabies virus. The dog may need to be observed for rabies. Hi. Do i still need to have... MD. Compared to the other side of his mouth I can't see a difference. She gets between him and the other dogs, bares teeth and backs them off and dinkus finally gets to the sidewalk to corral his dogs. 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