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medication for travelers diarrhea

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
Ideas: Here's some info: http://www.medicinenet.com/travelers_diarrhea/article.htm Also, you might discuss Rx's w/ your Dr and wear or carry a supply of adul ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Concierge Doctors: Not by asking questions like this.But you may be able to get Prescriptions through Haalthtap Concierge Doctors Pick a Doctor from the list and subscri ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Travel medicine: Agree wi Dr. Khanna. You posted this on the Free Public Health Education site for HealthTap where we do not diagnosis, treat or refer. However, you c ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Gottlieb
48 years experience Internal Medicine
Loose stools, cramps: Most people with traveler's diarrhea have loose stools and abdominal cramps, after eating contaminated food or drinking contaminated water. Fortunatel ... Read More
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Dr. Keith Ramsey
36 years experience Adolescent Medicine
Diarrhea: Watery diarrhea, abdominal cramping, nausea, weight loss, bloody diarrhea, weakness, vomiting, fever, chills, fainting.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Lippe
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Vacation diarrhea!: The diarrhea usually starts the day you get back and can last for a week or more. Prior to going, four times a day pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylat ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Travellers dirrhea: Travellers diarrhea is caused when you are travlling to countries where the water supply is contaminated with e coli, and if you drink water which is ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vivek Huilgol
35 years experience Gastroenterology
Stop traveling. : Seriously though, it relates to micro flora change in the water. Or something more serious. Anti diarrheal agents - lomitil, Imodium (loperamide) - do ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
23 years experience Infectious Disease
Traveler's diarrhea: The key to avoid that is to be careful what you eat -you may want to stick to foods that are 'low risk' -such as one's YOU prepare yourself. Some food ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronnie Smith
46 years experience Gastroenterology
Bismuth inhibits: The survival and subsequent growth of bacteria ingested in foods.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: It is.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
35 years experience Pediatrics
When appropriate:: With travel to places where bacterial diarrhea is common. For viral diarrhea, pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) alone is better.

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