Delhi Belly

How Do I Avoid “Delhi Belly”?

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  • Charcoal tablets: They’re an incredibly effective way of stopping diarrhea and preventing dysentery (Delhi Belly). It quickly absorbs the toxins or pathogens that are causing the problem and keeps you strong. Whenever I have any sign of diarrhea, I take 2-4 tablets and typically within 1 or 2 hours I am back to normal – they are literally lifesavers!
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  • Electrolytes: Electrolytes save lives on a daily basis. When someone has dysentery or diarrhea they get very dehydrated and in extreme cases this can lead to death. I’m not trying scare you but this highlights the value of having electrolytes for if you get sick. Even if you don’t get sick it is important to stay well hydrated in the hot, dry weather of India and these satchels can easily be added to your bottled water for an extra boost of hydration. Note: You can get electrolytes cheaply in India but in my experience they are low quality and taste horrible.
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  • Insect Repellent Wipes
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  • Ask my doctor about Zithromax or Cipro
  • Imodium (For Diarrhea): I generally avoid taking western medicine but I make exceptions in cases of emergency. If you get a case of diarrhea/ dysentery (Delhi Belly) and you need to catch a flight
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  • Air Freshener Spray
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  • Emergen-C
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