Post-traveling counseling and treatment is available for most illnesses acquired overseas. Anyone returning from travel with persistent symptoms should be evaluated for travel-related disease. Symptoms of travel-related disease may include:
- Abdominal pain
- Skin eruptions (e.g., rash, lesions or discoloration)
Treatment at Our Clinic
If you get sick following foreign travel, the Travel and Tropical Medicine Clinic has the most up-to-date treatments for travel-related diseases available to you. Our physicians can provide you with comprehensive treatment and advice on emerging diseases such as severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and dengue fever.
The Travel Clinic has both a pharmacy and full-service parasitology lab available on-site. We can be accessed for consultation of medical problems acquired while still abroad through our e-mail or by phone at (781) 744-3874.
Diseases of Clinical Interest
Diseases of particular clinical interest to health care professionals in the Travel and Tropical Medicine Clinic include:
- Dengue Fever
- Leprosy (Hansen’s disease)
- Parasitic Diarrhea
- Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)
- Tropical skin diseases
- Viral hepatitis
If you are a physician wishing to refer a patient to the Travel and Tropical Medicine Clinic, please call us directly at 781-744-3874, or call our Physician Referral line at 781-744-8899 or toll free at 800-962-1700.
If you are a patient in need of an urgent visit (within 72 hours), please call the Travel and Tropical Medicine Clinic at 781-744-3874.