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Trusted healthcare guides from Dr Felix

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Preventing malarial infection

If you are travelling to an area where there is a risk of malarial infection, you need to follow the given tips to ensure your safety and well-being. Malaria is a parasitic disease that can lead to deadly consequences if not treated on time. Mosquito...

Malaria Tablets
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Loperamide side effects

You can use Loperamide to treat all forms of diarrhoea, but you do need to be careful about the side effects. As effective as this drug can be, misuse or even regular use can result in side effects that are less than pleasant.

The most common ones...

Traveller’s Diarrhoea
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Locating malaria across the world

WHO reported over 300 million people at risk of contracting Malaria in 2015. A malaria map shows the areas where people are at risk all over the world. In areas with high risk, anti-malarial medications are advised, based on Mefloquine, Doxycycline, ...

Malaria Tablets
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Ciprofloxacin side effects

The antibiotic Ciprofloxacin, or Cipro, is used to treat numerous body infections. It is often prescribed for treating bone, urinary tract, skin and lungs infections.

Traveller’s Diarrhoea
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Ciprofloxacin and alcohol

Ciprofloxacin is a treatment for different kinds of infections. These can be infections on practically any part of the body such as bone, urinary tract, skin and lungs infections. While there is no warning listed for the interaction of the drug with ...

Traveller’s Diarrhoea
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Anti-malaria tablet side effects

Malaria, while not a problem in most developed countries, often runs rampant in the third world or tropical areas of the world. If you are preparing to travel to locations where malaria is present, you will likely need to take some medication with yo...

Malaria Tablets
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Altitude sickness: symptoms, causes and treatment

Have you ever felt weak or suffered from a headache during an aeroplane fight? Maybe you felt sick to your stomach and lost your appetite when you climbed to a higher altitude. If you've experienced something along these lines, then you may have ...

Altitude Sickness
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What is altitude sickness?

Altitude or high altitude sickness occurs when someone climbs a mountain quickly and moves into an area of higher pressure. The drop in atmospheric pressure prevents you from taking in adequate oxygen and leads to a difficultly in breathing. Mos...

Altitude Sickness