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Medical Checklist for visiting India

Traveling to India? If you have never visited India, it is one of a kind experience. Take good care of your health and have a memorable wonderful trip. We have a list of some common diseases and sicknesses you may encounter. Talk to your physician about what precautions to take. This checklist is compiled for a tourists interested in trekking in the mountains but is equally applicable for business travelers as well. Here's the link to the webpage for travelers to India on the Center for Disease Control (CDC) of US website, Click here.


Sickness due to extreme environment exposure

Altitude sickness or Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS)

Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke

Hypothermia

Jet Lag

Motion Sickness

Prickly heat

Sunburn


Infectious diseases

Diarrhea

Giardiasis

Amoebic Dysentery

fungal infections

Hepatitis

HIV and AIDS

Intestinal worms

Meningococcal Meningitis

Sexually transmitted diseases

Typhoid


Insect Born diseases

Malaria

Dengue Fever

Japanese B encephalitis

Bedbugs and lice

Leeches and ticks

Bites and stings

cuts and scratches

minor burns


Less common diseases

cholera

filariasis

rabies

tetanus

tuberculosis

typhus


Medical kit check list

aspirin or paracetamol or acetaminophen

antihistamine or benadryl

antibiotics like ampicillin or erythromycin

loperamide or anti diarrhea or anti nausea

re-hydration mix

insect repellant, sunscreen, lip balm and eye drops

calamine lotion or aloe vera or sting relief spray

anti-fungal cream or powder

antiseptic

bandage or band aids

water purification tablets or iodine

scissors, tweezers, thermometer

syringes and needles

cold and flu tablets

throat lozenges

nasal decongestant

multivitamin

Medical Checklist for visiting India