Tag Travel Medicine
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Fever in the returning traveler

The patient who returns from vacation with a fever is often a diagnostic dilemma. Unfortunately, up to 1 in 5 travelers to the developing world will get one within a few weeks of their trip. So how do you come up with a logical, evidence based diagnostic workup for a fever of unknown origin?

International traveling with medications?

It’s something that most don’t think about. Many readers of this blog are lucky enough to not have chronic medical problems, but not all are. Still, most of us regularly interact with an increasing number of patients with chronic conditions. And…
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Buckle up, traveler

Everyone knows that you can get rabies/ETEC/Giardia when you're out in the wild or traveling. What people don't mention frequently are the main causes of getting hurt or killed while traveling.