Traveler's Diarrhea (cont.)
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Traveler's Diarrhea Prognosis
Although it can ruin a vacation, traveler's diarrhea rarely requires hospitalization and usually is not life-threatening unless severe dehydration develops.
Medically reviewed by Martin E Zipser, MD; American board of Surgery
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/16/2014
Anthony L Buscaglia, DO
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