Traveler's Diarrhea (cont.)
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Traveler's Diarrhea Medications and Treatment
For mild cases, the doctor may recommend the nonprescription medications bismuth subsalicylate and loperamide (see previous precaution).
Traveler's Diarrhea Prevention
Avoid these foods when traveling:
These foods and drinks are generally safe to eat and drink.
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 Joseph Palermo, DO; American Osteopathic Board Certified Internal Medicine
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 10/4/2016
Anthony L Buscaglia, DO
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