The warning signs and symptoms of rabies | Inquirer Lifestyle

The warning signs and symptoms of rabies

The early symptoms are similar to those of the flu: fever, headache, weakness and discomfort that may last for a few days.

A dull ache accompanied by a   prickling or itching sensation at the site of the bite

As the fever progresses, the symptoms will include some cerebral dysfunction, characterized by  anxiety, confusion, agitation.

In the acute stages of the disease, only within 2 to 10 days, the victim  may experience delirium, abnormal behavior, hallucinations, and insomnia.

Once the clinical signs of rabies appear, survival is very rare.  The disease is nearly always fatal, and treatment is typically supportive.