Sickness from beach water

17:20 May 26 2024 Camber Sands, East Sussex uk

My family went to camber sands on the 18th May, including our autistic six year old daughter. Following the visit, where she had splashed around in the silted part of the beach and her favourite toy fell in in so she quickly picked him up and kissed him, for the next few days she was very very sick. Vomiting like food poisoning but she has not eaten anything unordinary, nor did anyone else in the household contract any kind of norovirus including my 79 year old mother who is very vulnerable y.
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What were your symptoms? Check all that apply:: Vomiting
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?: 1 Week
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?: UK

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