Parasitic Infections

Parasitic Infections

Parasitic Infections 150 150 Greg Ellifritz

I’ve traveled to more than 50 countries on all seven continents and I’ve never been afflicted with worms.  I caught giardia one time, but that was when I was hiking in the United States.


I think most travelers’ concerns about worms are overblown.  With that said,  here is a fairly comprehensive article about dealing with parasites.  It might be useful to stockpile a few of the recommended drugs/alternative treatments in case of an emergency.


What’s Bugging You? Dealing With Parasites in Humans


Albendazole, Mebendazole, and Metronidazole are commonly available without prescription in most developing world pharmacies.  I have them all in my travel medical kit.