Traveler's Diarrhea Topic Guide
Traveler's Diarrhea: Causes of traveler's diarrhea include bacteria, viruses, and protazoa. Traveler's diarrhea is contagious with symptoms of loose or watery stools, abdominal cramping, bloating, nausea, vomiting, fever, headache, and blood stools. Treatment for traveler's diarrhea is generally with OTC medication.
Immunizations and Antibiotics for Overseas Travel Most immunizations are not required under International Health Requirements but are recommended. Anyone lacking certain region- or country-specific immunizations may be denied entry into or exit from a country.
Digestive Disorders Resources
- How to Deal With Side Effects of Medication
- Is It Okay to Take a Stool Softener Every Day?
- The Truth About Food Allergies