Medical Examination after travel
Recent reports have shown that up to 80% of travellers returning from
destinations abroad have suffered some form of illness. This is mostly mild
and gets better on it's own, such as sunburn or diarrhoea, but some people
can become affected by more serious infections which need thorough
If you feel at all unwell within a few weeks of your return home, then it is
advisable to see a doctor to be checked out for some of the following
- Worm infestations
- And a selection of other bowel infections that are easily contracted.
These can be detected by a series of simple blood tests and then treated
quickly if any are positive.
can give advice on what to test for depending on how you feel and
where you've been, and also organise the tests wherever you are.
REMEMBER, ALWAYS CONTINUE YOUR MALARIA TABLETS FOR 4 WEEKS
AFTER YOU RETURN
HOME FROM A MALARIAL AREA.