The digestive order called traveler’s dysentery is something everyone dreads while traveling. Also called traveller’s diarrhoea, tourist diarrhea or traveler’s dysentery or Montezuma’s revenge, travel sickness affects most travelers who come into contact with compromised food or water.
Commonly contracted by eating food or drinking water that has been compromised, traveler’s dysentery includes symptoms that are often more than just loose stools. Traveler’s dysenterymay 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:
Treatments for mild travelers’ diarrhea