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Animal Bites (cont.)

Animal Bite Prognosis

The majority of animal bites heal quickly without serious complications.

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Animal Bites - Type and Treatment

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Because many animal bites are never reported, determining the exact incidence of animal bite wounds in the United States, let alone the world, is difficult.

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