Q. I am worried my rabies serology test would be inaccurate. Please help.

Answered by
Dr. Alexander Davis, Md
and medically reviewed by Dr. Lochana
This is a premium question & answer published on Nov 04, 2020
I’m worried my rabies serology test results will be inaccurate. Is it possible for an unbound pathogen to end up in the blood sample and antibodies to multiply from that?
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My dear, If every physician would be as concerned and worried as you are, the world would be a safer place. However, these “IFs” that your mind produces are a symptom of an OCD spectrum disorder with health issues as its main topic. Of course you are protected against rabies, the vaccination schemes always have a safety buffer. I’m honestly a million times more worried about your terrible suffering caused by your OC-like health anxiety. Obviously you aren’t getting a treatment, or the wrong one. Therefore I will add some recommendations in the segments below this text. Please forget the rabies issue. That’s done and settled. Honestly!


The Probable causes:

Fear of errors in rgd. to a rabies PE vaccination.

Investigations to be done:

none

Differential diagnosis:

none

Probable diagnosis:

OCD-spectrum health anxiety.

Treatment plan:

*Clonazepam
*Promethazine
*Propranolol
*Pharmacy quality lavender capsules (naturopathic anxiolytic)

Preventive measures:

Psychotherapy

Regarding follow up:

I’m here for you 7 days a week. Never hesitate to ask me when you’re anxious.


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