Travelerís Diarrhea: Overview
Travelerís diarrhea is a broad term referring to any diarrheal illness in a traveller or a returning traveller. The condition is more common in travel to the developing world. It usually indicates some type of viral gastroenteritis or bacterial gastrointestinal illness caught during the travel period, but it may also be caused by things like food poisoning, food intolerances (e.g. unusually spicy foods) or digestive upset related to the general disruption of routine caused by travel or jet lag.
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- Food Intolerance: Food intolerances are when the body cannot properly process certain foods. A common example is lactose intolerance. Food intolerances are
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- Diarrhea: Diarrhea has many possible causes, of which the most likely is probably infectious gastroenteritis, causing diarrhea often with nausea and
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- Indigestion: The term ďindigestionĒ may refer to dyspepsia or other forms of digestive upset and abdominal discomfort such as belching, reflex
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