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India for a business trip, how to avoid food poisoning? my colleagues got sick from chain hotels and famous restaurants. what to eat?cooked veggie?

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Dr. Dominic Riganotti
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Food poisoning

OK..first..make sure your hepatitis A vaccine has taken and you have antibodies.
Second, wash your hands religiously. If possible drink bottled water. With drinks....no ice..because they are usually from tap water. Lastly...stay away from public waterways, rivers and lakes. Just have a good time and be cautious, you'll be fine!

In brief: Food poisoning

OK..first..make sure your hepatitis A vaccine has taken and you have antibodies.
Second, wash your hands religiously. If possible drink bottled water. With drinks....no ice..because they are usually from tap water. Lastly...stay away from public waterways, rivers and lakes. Just have a good time and be cautious, you'll be fine!
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Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine

In brief: No ice nor ice cream

only bottled water- No ice nor ice cream.No salads,nor any chutney ( similar to pesto) Any cooked food is fine,hot tea & chilled soda- do not add ice cubes.
If you are going to South India malarial prophylaxis is needed.Most of the medications can be bought from the pharmacy without doctor's prescription.

In brief: No ice nor ice cream

only bottled water- No ice nor ice cream.No salads,nor any chutney ( similar to pesto) Any cooked food is fine,hot tea & chilled soda- do not add ice cubes.
If you are going to South India malarial prophylaxis is needed.Most of the medications can be bought from the pharmacy without doctor's prescription.
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