Unverified

Vomiting, diarrhea, throat pain and nasal irritation

04:47 Jan 24 2023 Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

Description
After swimming and drinking some ocean water due to being taken over by waves, developed nose/throat irritation that developed into sever abdominal cramps, belching within an hour. That night had severe diarrhea. Next two days diarrhea continued and progressively worsened w/fever developing and reaching 103/104. Both my kids and I swam and all 3 got sick. Husband never did. All ate the same things and stayed in same room together.
Additional Data
What were your symptoms? Check all that apply:: Vomiting,Diarrhea,Sinus Infection,Cramps/Stomach Pain,Fever
Did you see a doctor?: --
If treated, what was the diagnosis and treatment?: Gastrointestinal illness and given antibiotics
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?: Four to five 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.: Cloudy water w/lots of stinging seaweed; the water had sulfuric odor
Which state (if US) or country (if non-US) were you visiting?: Mexico; playa del Carmen

Credibility: UP DOWN 0
Leave a Comment
Name:
Email:
Comments:
Security Code:
10 + 3 =

Additional Reports

Stomach Flu

10:33 Aug 05, 2019

Miramar Beach, Florida, 0 Kms

Daughter has high fever of 102 after being at Holden beach

08:47 Aug 07, 2019

Holden Beach, North Carolina, 0 Kms

Sick after swimming at Ocean City, MD temp 102

03:10 Aug 13, 2019

Ocean City, MD, 0 Kms

Impedigo After swim

14:19 Jun 08, 2019

Arbonne, 0 Kms