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Illness after travel

If you feel ill after returning home from a trip, don't delay in scheduling an appointment with your doctor, especially if you have flulike symptoms, fever, persistent diarrhea, vomiting, jaundice, urinary problems, or skin or genital infection. If you come down with a fever after returning from a part of the world "at risk" for malaria, see your doctor immediately. Your doctor or health professional will have an easier time assessing your illness if…

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