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Sunday, April 1, 2012

Common Health Issues for Travelers to India

 Common Health Issues for Travelers to India


today every one wish to see India because  of his variety of culture and spiritual aspect .travelers always face some kind of health problem As India is a developing nation, visitors need to
take special precautions against illnesses not normally encountered at
home. A trip to a doctor or travel clinic is recommended well in
advance of your departure date to ensure that you receive all the
necessary immunizations and medications. In particular, the following common health issues should be addressed.

1. Diarrhea

This very common travel ailment is encountered by many travelers and usually results from the consumption of contaminated food and water.
Some people also find that their stomachs and intestines don't
appreciate the change in diet or spicy food. It's a good idea to always
carry Oral Rehydration Salts, as well as anti-diarrhea medicine (such as
Immodium) in case you have to travel and won't have access to a toilet.
  • Preventative measures: Only drink bottled water. Avoid
    buffets and only eat freshly cooked food that’s served hot. Be careful
    of eating washed salads, fresh fruit juice (which may be mixed with
    water), and ice. Meat eaters should avoid food from cheap restaurants
    and railway station vendors.

2. Malaria and Dengue Fever

Both of these
diseases are transmitted by mosquitoes and are most problematic in areas
where there is stagnant water for mosquitoes to breed, particularly
during and just after the monsoon season.
They can produce some very nasty flu-like symptoms and fever. The
mosquitoes that transmit the diseases are different types — malaria carrying ones usually bite at night, while the dengue fever carrying "tiger striped" mosquitoes bite during the day.
  • Preventative measures:
    As malaria is a bacterial disease, it can be prevented by taking
    anti-malarial drugs. Dengue Fever, being a virus, is best avoided by
    taking precautions against mosquito bites, such as wearing a strong
    repellent containing DEET, as there is no vaccine currently available.

3. Hepatitis A and B

Hepatitis
is virus that affects the liver. Hepatitis A is contracted by ingesting
contaminated food and water, while Hepatitis B is spread through blood
and bodily fluids.
  • Preventative measures: Both Hepatitis A and B are preventable by a combined needle stick vaccination.

4. Typhoid

This
bacterial disease is usually transmitted by food or water that’s
contaminated with the feces of an infected person. It produces extremely
high fever, sweating, vomiting, and diarrhea.
  • Preventative measures: Typhoid is preventable by oral or needle vaccination, and treatable by antibiotics. 

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