Orange Beach, Alabama

13:00 Jul 17 2022 Cotton Bayou Public Beach in Orange Beach, Alabama

My daughter became sick the day after swimming at Cotton Bayou Beach in Orange Beach. It started with a fever and abdominal pain. Then, vomiting, diarrhea, and complaints of eyes burning when closed. This is the third day of her symptoms. She has been diagnosed with a "virus". Negative Covid tests x 2.
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What were your symptoms? Check all that apply:: Vomiting,Diarrhea,Cramps/Stomach Pain,Fever,Other
Did you see a doctor?: Yes
If treated, what was the diagnosis and treatment?: Virus
How long after you were in the water did your illness symptoms start?: Next day
How many times have you been sick from the water at this beach?: --
How long did your illness last?: Currently sick
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.: A large amount of seaweed.
Which state (if US) or country (if non-US) were you visiting?: Alabama

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