You can have too many injections of rabies

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There are many hospitals and doctors of international standard on Phuket. The doctors are well trained and most of them speak English and sometimes other languages ​​such as German. In the drugstores or pharmacies you can buy all kinds of medicines without a prescription and mostly cheaper than in your home country. Tablets are sold per piece and not per pack. If you need special medication it is advisable to bring it with you.

  • - No vaccinations against tropical diseases are required for Phuket
    - Always use sun protection cream and do not spend too long in the sun - even
    if it is cloudy, the UV rays can still penetrate
    - Drink plenty of water - even if you are not thirsty - and sprinkle salt on the food
    Avoid dehydration
    - Snakebites or scorpion stings are very rare, but if you get bitten you should be done right away
    see a doctor
    - If you have small cuts from reefs, rocks, or motorcycle accidents treat it with one
    Antibiotic powder or cream to prevent infection.
- diarrhea:
Generally it is safe to eat and drink everything in Thailand (except tap water). However, you should be careful about:
  • - Seafood, if not constantly refrigerated - especially oysters and crustaceans
    - Peeled fruits, salads, ice cream if they are not refrigerated
    - short-fried meat
    - drinks when they are too cold
Phuket has been malaria free for decades. However, you should still take precautions against mosquito bites. After sunset, wear long-sleeved shirts and pants, use mosquito repellent, or stay indoors or under a mosquito net. Anyone who develops a fever within two weeks of arrival should see a doctor immediately. If you come into contact with jellyfish, seek medical advice immediately.
Immediate aid: clean the skin with high-percentage alcohol, lemon juice or vinegar or moisten it with sand - this cleanses the jellyfish slime. Warning: do not use fresh water to clean the affected area.
- Bites from dogs or monkeys
Must be treated with tetanus and rabies injections by a doctor.
- Sexually transmitted diseases and HIV / AIDS.
Urethritis remains the most common treatable sexually transmitted disease among tourists in Asia. Gonorrhea from Southeast Asia is often multi-resistant. As syphilis becomes less common, HIV / AIDS is spreading at an alarming rate in most Asian countries - largely from unprotected sexual contact. The use of condoms is a must. This disease is endemic to Southeast Asia. It is caused by dengue virus, which is caused by the bite of an Aedes mosquito that lives in and around houses. The mosquitoes bite during the daytime.
Dengue infection often leads to a fever with bleeding in the skin and other organs (hemorrhagic dengue fever) in the locals, mostly children, which can sometimes be fatal. In travelers from non-endemic areas, the infection usually manifests as a fever with a rash on the skin, severe headache, and muscle pain (dengue fever), which is usually not fatal. Dengue infections are common in the rainy season (around May to September) when the Aedes mosquito is more common. Travelers should use mosquito repellent during the day, especially in the rainy season. Those showing symptoms of dengue infection should consult a doctor to determine the cause of the condition.
  • Bangkok Phuket Hospital
  • Mission Hospital
  • Pat Sompot Hospital
  • Patong-Kathu Hospital
  • Phuket Adventist Hospital
  • Phuket International Hospital
  • Phuket Ruampat Hospital
  • Phya Thai Phuket Hospital
  • Siriroj Hospital
  • Vachira Phuket Hospital
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