Travel Medicine SpecialistAnwan Wellness Medical Center
Integrative Family Medicine Clinic & Anti-Aging & Regenerative Medicine located in Tucker, GA & Hapeville, GA
When travelling outside of the country it is important to make sure that you have all of the necessary vaccinations in order to stay healthy. At Anwan Wellness Medical Center we can provide travel vaccines such as typhoid, cholera, yellow fever, and hepatitis A prior to your trip. Call us today to schedule your travel medicine appointment online or by phone.
What is travel medicine?
At Anwan Wellness Medical clinic our travel medicine specialists will review your immunization history and clinical medical history to develop a plan for safe international travel.
We will research current CDC travel recommendations for the countries you are travelling to as well as current contagious disease outbreaks that would require additional prophylaxis.
Common vaccinations include typhoid fever, meningococcus, rabies and hepatitis A and B.
Oftentimes it will be recommended that you receive a tetanus shot booster and your flu shot if appropriate prior to your trip.
When should I schedule a travel medicine appointment?
Travel medicine appointments should usually be scheduled at least four weeks prior to your trip.
What can I expect during a travel medicine appointment?
At your travel medicine appointment, your physician will take a full history as to the country and cities you will betravelling to and the length of time you will be out of the country.
In addition your complete medical history and current medications will be reviewed and your daily medications will be refilled.
You will also be given medications to control certain symptoms such as nausea and diarrhea and medicines to prevent diseases such as malaria.
Your travel medicine specialists will also review food and water safety precautions.
Call today or contact us online to schedule your travel medicine consultation at your closest Anwan Wellness Medical Center.