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There are many kinds: Travelling pain can be pain that goes from one joint to another, which is a hall mark of rheumatic diseases. The latin root "rheum" means "to flow" or travel. It can also be referred pain, which means the problem is in one place, e.g. The lower back, but is felt in another, e.g. The back of the leg. Fibromyalgia can be associated with travelling pain.See 1 more doctor answer
Because it's fun: Traveling to new places and meeting new people can be fun. If you are disabled you will need a little advance planning to make sure your adaptive equipment will work well. Many helpful websites can give you ideas about destinations and handling disabilities while traveling.
Africa dos and don't: Do's - visit a travel clinic for immunizations - sample the local cuisine in established places or with friends - take Imodium (loperamide) and ciprofloxin in case you get sick - protect yourself from mosquitos - wear sunscreen - keep hydrated dont's - eat food cooked in street kiosks no matter how tasty it smells - don't drink untreated water - don't swim in open water. There could be schistosomiasi.See 2 more doctor answers
Make sure: There are treatments for travelers diarrhea. Unfortunately other types and causes of diarrhea can mimic travelers diarrhea. Its best to see a doctor who can take a full travel and medical history before starting any antibiotics, you want to make sure its nothing more serious.
Baby: Road travel is easy way to travel. You may stop to feed, and most of the time they are sleeping. Air travel is challenging but Ok. Some airlines provide bassinet for the baby and it makes things easy. Breast feeding to is possible. Ask for special seat when calling the airline.See 2 more doctor answers
Multiple Factors: Dehydration especially after alcoholic drinks, sleep deprivation, and "jet lag" all contribute to these headaches. Try to keep you activities as "normal" as possible to minimize these headaches. Allow time to adapt to the local time zone. Try to adjust to your return time zone prior to actually getting home.
Check Details: Check limits of your own insurance first. Most critical if you are going to developing lands--will they pay for evacuation to a site of up to date care if needed? What about a life flight to usa or europe? You may need to buy extra evacuation or repatriation insurance. Does your company exclude high risk activity like scuba diving? Out of network? Require preauthorization for hospitalization etc?See 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Generally, commercial air travel during pregnancy is considered safe for women who have healthy pregnancies. Still, if you're pregnant, it's best to check with your health care provider before you fly. Air travel during pregnancy may increase the risk of complications associated with certain conditions in pregnancy — such as sickle cell disease, clotting disorders and placental insufficiency.See 1 more doctor answer
Depends: It depends on what your problem might be. If you are not scared of flying, you may not take anything. Food and drinks will be provided while on board. If you can sleep well w/out using any supports (neck, back, etc.), then you are ready to fly. If you are traveling in business or first class, you will have plenty of amenities available to you for an enjoyable travel.