Travelers Diarrhea


The common and scientific name of the disease.
Common Name: Traveller's Diarrhea
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What Causes it?

Escherichia coli ( The E.coil is a bacteria that is in humans intestines) this bacteria can cause many types of diarrhea it could make children have long lasting diarrhea, or kidney failure but the most common thing that happens to people that have diarrhea is when the Escherichia coli
produces a toxin that acts on the intestinal lining, and is the most common cause of travelers diarrhea.


What are the symptoms? How long will they last? Is it deadly?

The Symptoms of Travellers Diarrhea will start in the first week of travelling it will usually last 4-5 days during these 4-5 days the person that has travellers diarrhea will have 5 watery bowels per day

Can it be cured? If so, how? If not, is there anyway we could treat it?

Travellers diarrhea only lasts for a week so there's nothing to worry about except bringing pants while travelling, however Travellers Diarrhea's dates can be minimised to 1 or 2 days by using
prophylactic antibiotics this antibiotic is really effective on the person that is affected with Travellers diarrhea, but this method is not recommended because if you put
prophylactic antibiotics on your body, you will easily get burned by the sun and your skin will be damaged badly,
Pepto-Bismol) in liquid or pill form also has been shown to be effective in preventing diarrhea in up to 65% of travelers although Pepto-Bismol may cause black stools and, rarely, ringing in the ears. There are also ways to avoid Travellers Diarrhea.