Sick at Phil Foster Park

07:33 May 13 2024 Phil Foster Park

I went snorkeling on Friday May 10th during high tide. I started getting the runs severely on Saturday. I also started experiencing a fever, earache, sinus infection, and respiratory illness. On Sunday I started having a bladder infection as well. With bleeding from sinuses and bladder. I checked Beach 911 first for water quality issues and it said it was safe. The water quality should be tested daily, but it's only tested twice a month.
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What were your symptoms? Check all that apply:: Diarrhea,Sinus Infection,Ear Infection,Cramps/Stomach Pain,Respiratory Illness,Fever,Other
Did you see a doctor?: No
If treated, what was the diagnosis and treatment?: I am waiting to get an appointment with a doctor. I also have a bladder infection with blood. You should put bladder infection on the symptom chart I have had probably about 80 infections over 10 years from going in the ocean. I don't get bladder infections if I don't go in the ocean.
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?: More than three
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.: No
Which state (if US) or country (if non-US) were you visiting?: Florida

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