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What to do if i'm a tourist and want to know how can I take a healthy food during travel to different countries of the world?

What to do if i'm a tourist and want to know how can I take a healthy food during travel to different countries of the world?

Travel Food Choices: Even with the best care, it is difficult to prevent traveler's diarrhea completely. Your best selections are always to eat hot food prepared on the spot, not food sitting warm for long periods. Cook or boil your vegetables and eat only smaller fruits that you cut and clean yourself. And remember to either boil your water, drink carbonated water or use a UV light pen to assure your water is clean. ...Read more

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What can tourists need to know about tetanus?

What can tourists need to know about tetanus?

Tetanus: Tetanus is not an airborn illness, it occurs form injury if it is contaminated. If the tourist is going to involve in some injury prone activities, should better update tetanus immunization. Routinely, everybody should get tetanus booster every 10 years. ...Read more

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Is there a branch in psychiatry which provides counselling to rapists.I as an indian can't digest why people here are behaving like this to tourists?

Is there a branch in psychiatry which provides counselling to rapists.I as an indian can't digest
why people here are behaving like this to tourists?

Rape counselors: There are counselors, commonly not psychiatrists, that can assist with this counseling both the rapists and the victims. As an Indian, we in the USA read of horrendously traumatic rapes in India, with severe trauma, usually gang rapes and sometimes gruesome deaths. Rape seems to be a common activity in most societies with varying degrees of tolerance. ...Read more

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Im an HBV carrier what is the right thing to do so i can go travel to the us & visit my bf?Is it require to have a blood test for aplying tourist visa

Im an HBV carrier what is the right thing to do so i can go travel to the us & visit my bf?Is it require to have a blood test for aplying tourist visa

No test for travel?: Haven't heard of any requirements regarding hbv, for travel to the U.S. There are hbv carriers all over the world, including here in the U.S. If a person is a carrier, she should be sure all the people she has blood contact with, or sexual contact with, are vaccinated (unless a person's doctor says vaccination shouldn't be done). Her own household contacts should also be vaccinated. ...Read more

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I am 3-5 weeks into pregnancy. I am a tourist and don't have insurance or enough money to see a doctor. I can get medication. What do you recommend?

I am 3-5 weeks into pregnancy. I am a tourist and don't have insurance or enough money to see a doctor. I can get medication. What do you recommend?

Prenatal vitamins: If you are doing well, then you can probably wait till you return home to see a Dr. You should probably start prenatal vitamins however. That is available without a prescription at any drugstore/pharmacy. If there is a problem with your pregnancy and need to see a doctor without insurance, there are "urgent care" clinics that are less expensive than ERs that may be able to see you. ...Read more