Give us your Travel itinerary and leave the rest to us! Regardless of whether you are traveling to Serengeti, the heart of the middle east or going on a foodie trip throughout Asia we can make sure that you are fully protected with vaccinations against any potential diseases you may encounter on your trip.
Depending where you are going there may be several things to consider such as Hepatitis, Japanese Encephalitis, Malaria, Typhoid Fever and Yellow fever to name a few.
We can prescribe for you the immunizations you need for travel as well as administer any injections that you may need for your trip.
Give us your Travel itinerary and leave the rest to us! Regardless of whether you are travelling to Serengeti, the heart of the middle east or going on a foodie trip throughout Asia we can make sure that you are fully protected with vaccinations against any potential diseases you may encounter on your trip.
Depending where you are going there may be several things to consider such as Hepatitis, Japanese Encephalitis, Malaria, Typhoid Fever and Yellow fever to name a few. We can prescribe for you the immunizations you need for travel as well administer any injections that you may need for you trip.
Frequently Asked Questions !
Some of the Vaccinations and medication you may need for you trip include:
Hepatitis B is another infection that can also affect your liver. It can be a serious infection that can result in scarring, liver failure and even cancer. Sources of Hepatitis B include sexual activity, Needle sharing and transmission through blood.
So if you have to have a procedure or are getting a tattoo while on vacation there is a chance that you could contract Hepatitis B if the equipment used is not properly sterilized.
Dukoral is an oral vaccination used for the prevention of traveller’s diarrhea. The most common cause of traveler’s diarrhea is E.coli. You should finish the course of Dukoral 1 week prior to travel and it will provide protection for 3 months.
t also help to provide immunization against Cholera which is a disease caused by a bacterial infection that can result of watery diarrhea leading to dehydration.
Typhoid is a disease that commonly presents with fever, headache, abdominal pain and constipation or diarrhea. It is caused by the bacteria known as Salmonella Typhi. You can take Vivotif as an oral vaccination that acts as a preventative against Typhoid fever.
Another alternative is to take Typhim which is an injectable vaccination. Typhoid is most commonly spread through contaminated food and water and is usually a result of trace fecal matter.
Traveler’s Diarrhea is caused by a stomach and intestinal infection that is associated with diarrhea, stomach cramps, nausea, fever and bloating. It is commonly caused by contaminated food or water. It is typically caused by a bacteria known as E.Coli.
You can prevent the risk of Traveler’s diarrhea by immunizing yourself with Dukoral but just in case it is still a good idea to take some antibiotics with you in case you do contract Traveler’s diarrhea on your travels. Which one is recommended for you is going to depend on where you are travelling as there can be resistance to certain antibiotics in different countries.
Rabies is a vaccination that can be passed from animal to humans through scratches and bites. It is a viral infection that can cause inflammation in the brain. An infection with rabies can be quite serious and will present itself in humans as irritability or aggressiveness, agitation, confusion, hallucinations, seizures and paralysis. Vaccination will be recommended to patients who are going to be travelling to regions where they are expecting to have contact with wildlife.
It is also recommended for patients who are at higher risk of exposure such as veterinarians. Give us a call and book an appointment we can give you a consult in what vaccinations and medications you need for your travel. Our travel consults are Free of charge and we can also prescribe, dispense and inject your medication for your convenience. Contact us today to book an appointment!