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Traveler's diarrhea

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Dr. Tania Akers-White is treating "traveler's diarrhea" at Primary Health Group-Retreat.

People get traveler's diarrhea in other countries by eating food and drinking water that contain germs.

People who live in these areas often drink tap water that contains these germs, but they do not get diarrhea because their bodies are used to these.

Symptoms include: fever, vomiting,  stomach cramps and bloody stools.

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