ariviGo - Travel First Aid Kit
When going on holiday, you should always pack a travel first aid kit with the most important medicines. We have made a list here of the basic and additional things to put into your travel first aid kit. You should also know which medicines you personally need to take. It is also a good idea to research well and, to be on the safe side, consult a doctor before travelling, particularly in the case of distant countries, so that you can be armed against all possible diseases.
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A first-aid kit should always contain the following items:
- Disinfectant, plasters and dressing material
- Clinical thermometer
- Pain killers
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Your first-aid kit should also contain the following items according to how susceptible you are to different illnesses.
- Fungal infections
- Cold sores
- Insect bites and stings
- Vomiting and diarrhoea
- Colds, coughs and sore throats
- Eye drops
- Sun cream
For further information visit: www.netdoctor.co.uk
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You should also, of course, include all medication that you take regularly in your travel first aid kit. Make sure that you take enough to last you for the whole duration of the trip.
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Extra equipment required for certain countriesDepending on the country and the climate, sometimes further medication is necessary to ensure a safe holiday. For example in most tropical areas you are recommended to take precautions against malaria. You can find out about the necessary precautions for different countries in advance on the internet. It is also a good idea to consult a doctor before travelling to distant countries.