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Are some people more prone to getting traveler's diarrhea?
11 doctors weighed in

Dr. Sarah Kohl
Travel Medicine
7 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
People who have gastro-esophageal reflux (gerd) and take certain medications which block acid production, such as Prilosec or nexium, (esomeprazole) are more likely to contract traveler's diarrhea (td).
Also people who have underlying problems with immunity are more susceptible. If you are traveling to an area where td is common, drink bottled water, avoid ice, wash your hands, and eat cooked food served hot.

In brief: Yes
People who have gastro-esophageal reflux (gerd) and take certain medications which block acid production, such as Prilosec or nexium, (esomeprazole) are more likely to contract traveler's diarrhea (td).
Also people who have underlying problems with immunity are more susceptible. If you are traveling to an area where td is common, drink bottled water, avoid ice, wash your hands, and eat cooked food served hot.
Dr. Sarah Kohl
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Dr. Michael Jones
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
The people who go to places without water that's known to be clean and do not drink bottled water.

In brief: Yes
The people who go to places without water that's known to be clean and do not drink bottled water.
Dr. Michael Jones
Dr. Michael Jones
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