Traveler’s Diarrhea | Questions to Ask Your Doctor

  • Is there medicine I can take to prevent traveler’s diarrhea?
  • Is traveler’s diarrhea common in the country I’m traveling to?
  • If I get traveler’s diarrhea, who should I contact and when?
  • Are there vaccines I should get before my trip?
  • How long before my trip should I get vaccinated?


Traveler's Diarrhea by J Yates, M.D. (American Family Physician June 01, 2005,

Written by editorial staff

Reviewed/Updated: 05/14
Created: 10/93