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Rat bite in infants

A mother called me on phone that a rat has bitten her 34 days old baby. What to do ??

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Give good cover for pasteurella n streptococcus. Give amoxiclav drops orally. No need anti rabies vaccine. Proper dressing of wound. Paracetamol round the clock.

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Give good cover for pasteurella n streptococcus. Give amoxiclav drops orally. No need anti rabies vaccine. Proper dressing of wound. Paracetamol round the clock.

proper dressing of wound Amoxclav drop 25mg/kg/day in TDS for 3 days. Atrax drop 0.5ml BD for 3 days PCM drop round a clock

* CLEANING WITH WARM WATER &SOAP .. DRESSING WITH MUPIROCIN.. * AMOXYCLAV / CEPOTAXIME.. O/ D .. * PCM .. O/D ..

Tnx Dr Manuprasd Dayaram Acharya
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Rat bite always concern with infection, Rat bite Fever treatment with antibiotics

Cleaning the wound with soap and running tap water. Proper dressing if it is bleeds, No suturing should be done, Analgesics, Antibiotics.

MegaCV drops, Calpol drops, Muprocin ointment, Dressing

Clean wound, follow baby, can give ABx cover...

Simple wound dressing