As a skilled and experienced physician, Dr. Chaula Patel can provide you with the appropriate vaccines and medicines required to help ensure your health and well-being while you travel.
Today, global travel is easier than ever before. Although a long-distance overseas journey is always exciting, it’s important to be aware of any health risks associated with your destination.
While certain diseases have been almost eradicated or are uncommon in the United States, you may encounter them in certain places abroad. Dr. Patel keeps abreast of the latest vaccination recommendations and requirements for destinations overseas and remains current with all health-related travel advisories.
Dr. Patel also provides recommendations for essential medications to have on hand for the prevention and management of everything from traveler’s diarrhea and motion sickness to malaria and dengue fever. Furthermore, you’ll be informed of other measures such as the appropriate insect repellant to apply, clothing to wear, and any eating or drinking precautions to take. In this way, you can further reduce your risk of exposure to any microorganism-borne diseases. And, if any of your routine vaccinations are not up-to-date, Dr. Patel will get you current and on track with these as well.
It’s a good idea to contact Dr. Patel’s at least 4-6 weeks before you travel overseas. In this way, her office can provide the needed vaccines and medications in the most effective and timely way.