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Traveler’s Diarrhea symptoms and treatment options

Traveler’s Diarrhea symptoms and treatment options The international travel nightmare (aka Travelers Diarrhea) in recent news demonstrates how dangerous the sickness can be while on vacation. The digestive disorder that everyone dreads while traveling internationally is commonly contracted by eating contaminated food or drinking water that is otherwise compromised. What was suppose to be a fun-filled vacation is now keeping you close to the bathroom because of Travelers Diarrhea. The symptoms may include multiple episodes of watery, non-bloody or bloody diarrhea, abdominal cramping, nausea, vomiting, fever, headache, fatigue, malaise and weakness. Often times travelers experiencing Travelers Diarrhea will find symptoms

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What can Dr. Cherry Ostrager do about Traveler’s Diarrhea?

What can Dr. Cherry Ostrager do about Traveler’s Diarrhea? The digestive order that everyone dreads while traveling is commonly contracted by eating food or drinking water that has been compromised. The symptoms are often more than just loose stools and may include flu-like symptoms or worse. The problems can last for many days. Medical attention should be sought immediately. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offer a list of ideas for helping to prevent and treat Traveler’s Diarrhea: Eat and Drink Safely by avoiding foods that have been sitting and drinking water from faucets that are not approved clean.

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