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vomiting diarrhea after snorkeling

17:30 Jul 18 2020 San Diego, La Jolla Cove marine reserve

Description
We went snorkeling at La Jolla Cove and later that evening my son (10 years old) had vomiting and diarrhea on and off for about 12 hours. The whole family had eaten the exact same food all day, and with COVID-19 we have not been around anyone to catch a stomach bug. I can only think it was the water. The tide was high and the water was especially cloudy, with lots of sea lions in close proximity.
Additional Data
What were your symptoms? Check all that apply:: Vomiting,Diarrhea,Cramps/Stomach Pain
Did you see a doctor?: No
How long after you were in the water did your illness symptoms start?: Within the day
How many times have you been sick from the water at this beach?: One
How long did your illness last?: One to three Days
Will you allow Surfrider Foundation to contact you? If yes, please provide info below. This will not be shared publicly.: Yes
Did you observe a distinct source of pollution or algal bloom? Please describe.: No

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