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Me again...sorry to be a bother
Apr 21, 2011

Dear Dr. Bob, I'll keep this briefer than the first time I wrote you. My son had to get a rabies intramuscular immune globulin shot. 1) What is his HIV-acquisition risk? 2) What are the odds of getting HIV from an intramuscular immune globulin shot? 3) Should he be tested? 4) What do you think of having a a quickie oral test done by someone that comes to your home in terms of accuracy? I'm feeling extremely guilty and distraught about this because I allowed him to get the shot without even researching it and I think the doctor made a hasty call. Thank you in advance. You are a truly wonderful person for the work you do.

Response from Dr. Frascino

Hello,

Briefer is better!

1. Nonexistent.

2. Nonexistent.

3. No.

4. Not at all necessary.

Your fears are completely unwarranted.

Dr. Bob



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