Travel-Related Illness: Montezuma's Revenge (cont.)
The key for your travel is going to be to make sure you keep the medication at the proper temperature, and that it's taken on the proper schedule. If the MS is stable and you're doing well, I believe that sensible travel is possible.
Travel medicine clinics in the U.S. are the best places to go for travel advice and vaccine. They have something regular doctors do not have; they have regular weekly updated information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) giving risks and recommendations for every place a visitor might travel, so travel- or itinerary-specific recommendations can be made.
You also need to make provisions for safe water, which can be with a filter or with plans for boiling the water. Water can be brought to a boil and rendered safe during backpacking.
Anyone going to an area where malaria is present must do three things:
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