Traveler's DiarrhoeaCreated by:
Most of the traveler's diarrhoea will be caused by bacterial pathogen , like E.Coli, Campylobacter, Salmonella, and Shigella. The high risk areas are like latin america, southern asia, and africa. A few precautions can be taken to prevent traveler's diarrhoea. We should always avoid uncooked vegetables, unpeeled fruits. Always ensure we eat safe foods like carbonated drink, steaming hot food and drink. Travelers may choose to take chemoprophylaxis. The management of choice will be sufficient fluid replacement, to prevent dehydration due to the diarrhoea. Bismuth salicylate is effective for mild diarrhoea. Antibiotics like ciprofloxacin, and azithromycin are also effectively in reducing the symptoms. Anti-motility drugs may be beneficial in adult population.