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Persistent travellers diarrhoea

September 2nd, 2013

Approximately 2-3% of travellers with severe travellers’ diarrhoea will develop persistent diarrhoea – ie symptoms lasting more than four weeks. To get this sorted, it is strongly recommended the sufferer seeks medical attention from a doctor familiar with this condition. The doctor will take a history, make an examination and often order stool and blood […]

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There was a recent story on the 7.30 report about Norovirus. Most particularly about the new strain of Norovirus known as Sydney – because it was first reported here in Australia. This new strain is circulating in the USA and UK. As the name implies this is a virus. Norovirus is notable because it is […]

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A great question – like much of life, I dont have a simple answer. Long answer follows: Generally milk products are risky, unless they have been refrigerated, stored correctly etc. I know several patients who have become ill from drinking a lassi – which is a yoghurt like drink, but that is not quite yoghurt. […]

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