Regarding Rabies

Sir i was going through a village road,as i was a raining day so their was water in the road,a truck was coming from front n it crossed over the water due to that some parts of that road water sprayed on my legs,their was a little cut on my leg but it was covered by black skin and i saw earlier a dog was drinking that water,so my question is That water touched my legs and their was old wound of 2-3days earlier so Can i get rabies??
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If the wound was open and not covered and considering it was a stray dog there could be a chance. But first you should take anti tetanus injection. Also presently anti rabies shots are just 3 and not 14 painful injections like old days. It's better to be safe now then sorry later. Hope this helps.
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