By Ayu Deni, MD
As one of tropical paradise island has many things to offer beautiful scenery, unique artwork, and classical tradition, it make as international destination. Either enjoy of beautiful view, tourist from various country in the world come to Bali to taste some special Asian food also. Some of traveler usually had diarrhea, it’s called by “Bali Belly” the Balinese people named.
Bali Belly is known as traveler’s diarrhea. This illness can occur any time during the trip, even after the person gets home. It is self limited disorder, no specific treatment and need until four days for recovering. On the other way, its complication is dehydration which could be developed to other serious condition. There are some symptoms of traveler’s diarrhea; abdominal bloating, cramps and pain, nausea, urgency to go to the toilet, loose, watery stools passed frequently, mild temperature and general malaise (weakness or discomfort)
Consuming contaminated food is a major cause of traveler’s diarrhea. It caused by virus, parasite or bacteria. Escherichia coli (E. coli) Bacteria normally found of our intestine. There are many varieties of E. coli. If we infected with new varieties, the intestine reacted to produce substances of toxic. The toxic will be able to interfere intestine’s ability to absorb the water and increased intestinal motility, it occurs in diarrhea.
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