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  • Anicehassim
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    Have You Been Ill / Got Injured During Your Trip?

    If you've been though unfortunate illness / injury during your trip, could you share where and how it happened, how you reacted and treated it, and how eventually you moved on?
    1 year agoin Health & Safety-Wuhan
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  • Eoffrey
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    I've been pretty lucky so far. I hurt my foot in Mexico after running around drunkenly in flip flops :lol:

    I got diarrhea from fruit juice in Delhi. I took a couple of Immodium and it cleared up in a few hours.

    1 year ago
  • Gracemashabela
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    sually, lots of water and antibacterial medications helped. On the move, we had to use the meds that stopped everything for a couple of hours, but I'd advise against it, unless it's really bad. Better to let your organism get rid of all the nasty stuff. :) After 2-4 days it should be over, if not - better see a doctor.
    1 year ago
  • Aifhelinelwamondo
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    Food poisoning (everywhere? ;)): I always carry some pills that cure and some others that stop the diarrhea, vomiting, etc (sometimes chemical, sometimes natural, depends on what I get my hands on; I'd say natural ones work as good as all the others).
    1 year ago
  • Afrotate
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    Shh... both sides only wanted some cuddles :P
    1 year ago
  • Arnold303
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    Bladder infections: That's more of a women's problem, but can happen to pretty much anyone. I know what antibiotics/meds help me, so I usually just take a pack or two with me on the road. When I didn't have it, I was lucky enough to be in a country where I didn't need a prescription. But it's important to mention that the first and second time it happened I was able to consult it with my doctor. I wouldn't recommend taking antibiotics without talking to a medical professional (actually, wouldn't recommend taking them at all, unless it's really, really bad).
    1 year ago
  • Felix303
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    Usually, lots of water and antibacterial medications helped. On the move, we had to use the meds that stopped everything for a couple of hours, but I'd advise against it, unless it's really bad. Better to let your organism get rid of all the nasty stuff. :) After 2-4 days it should be over, if not - better see a doctor.
    1 year ago
  • Adrian303
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    he thing with rabies vaccinations is that even if you were vaccinated against it within the last year, you'll still have to get some shots after getting bitten. It just allows you more time to find the next medical facility and still be safe. (here we wrote about it in more detail, if you want to take a look)
    1 year ago
  • Janicespark
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    Dog bite (Thailand): Took 3 preventive shots of rabies vaccination, after a week the dog was still alive (meaning - he couldn't have been sick enough to transfer it, at least that's what the doctor said), so that was pretty much it. Luckily, we were both vaccinated against tetanus before, so that wasn't a problem.
    1 year ago
  • Georgiachristian
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    So far - one dog bite, countless food poisonings, one leg sprained & cut open on a hike, bladder infection(s).
    1 year ago
  • Ilse
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    You might want to read some of these stories , for starters :) After that, you can read about my little mishap in Mongolia...
    1 year ago

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