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What is the difference between travelers diarrhea n diarrhea?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
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In brief: 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 not boiled you may get diarrhea, thats the most common cause of travllers diarrhea, but other bacteria as well as e coli, shigela, salmonella , giardia and ameba from contaminated food can cause it.
Dirrhea here is mosly caused by viruses rarely others.

In brief: 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 not boiled you may get diarrhea, thats the most common cause of travllers diarrhea, but other bacteria as well as e coli, shigela, salmonella , giardia and ameba from contaminated food can cause it.
Dirrhea here is mosly caused by viruses rarely others.
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