The most common cause of travelers’ diarrhea is eating contaminated food or drinking contaminated water, which can cause a bacterial infection. When you go abroad, you’re also exposed to new types of bacteria that you are not immune to and can affect your body. You can also experience diarrhea when abroad from eating unfamiliar rich and spicy foods, or drinking excessive amounts of alcohol.
There are a few things you can do if you get diarrhea:
Eating contaminated food and drinking contaminated water are the two most common causes of Travelers’ diarrhea. So here are some tips on how to avoid them.
Top tips to avoid drinking contaminated water:
Top tips to avoid eating contaminated food: