not touch stray cats, dogs, goats etc., rabbis and other diseases
can be transmitted through bite.
is advisable to drink plenty of water in a tropical country.
The quality of drinking water will depend on the quality of
purification system used, it is advisable to drink bottle
water and avoiding ice is a wise decision.
in Goa is generally delicious, it is advisable to gradually
increase consuming spicy food.
of the resorts in Goa are fumigated regularly but to avoid
painful kiss of mosquito it is advisable to apply repellent,
try to Keep you windows and doors after the dawn. To Foreign
nationals it is advisable to take anti-malarial tablets as
recommended by their Doctors.
is advisable to avoid sunbathing during midday as the sun
is strong. Use high factor sun cream to prevent sun burn,
reapply them frequently. Do not sleep in the sun and do not
stay in the sun for long hours. Try to drink plenty of water.
Nudism and topless bating is prohibited in Goa.
on call facility is available in most of the resorts. Contract
the reception of your resort and they will do the needful.
It is advisable to carry basis medicines and first aid kit
along when you travel. Pharmacies can usually advise on minor
medical problems, and most doctors in Goa speak English.
main problem for children, especially small one, is their
extra vulnerability. Even more than their parents, they need
protecting from the sun, unsafe drinking water, heat and unfamiliar
food. Diarrhea, perhaps just a nuisance, could be dangerous
for child; dehydration salts are vital if you child goes down
with it. Make sure that you your child is aware of the dangers
of rabies; keep children away from animals, and consider a
caused by a parasite transmitted in the saliva of female Anopheles
mosquitoes, is currently the number one killer in the developing
world. Compared with the rest of of India, its incidence in
Goa is relatively small, but it is still advisable to take
precautions. It is advisable to take preventive tablets according
to a strict routine, covering the period before and after
is the most common bane of travelers. When mild and not accompanied
by other major symptoms, it may just be your stomach reacting
to unfamiliar food. Accompanied by cramps and vomiting, it
could well be food poisoning. In either case, it will probably
pass of its own accord in 24 to 48 hours without treatment.
In the meantime, it is essential to replace the fluids and
salts you are losing, so take lots of \water with oral dehydration
salts, commonly referred as Electrolyte in Goa.
has witnessed a disturbing spate of fatal, or near-fatal,
accidents involving tourists over the past few years, most
of them connected with motorcycles. It is therefore essential
when raveling by rented transport or to know where to go if
either you, or someone you are with, gets badly injured, as
few hospitals in the state have the sophisticated equipment
or specialist doctors need to specify diagnose serious injuries.
Making strait for the right clinic instead of the wrong casualty
department can save your life.
is still a relatively unknown quantity in India, and often
regarded as a foreign problem, but indications are that HIV
levels are already high among prostitutes, and the same presumable
applies to intravenous drug users. It is extremely unwise
to contemplate casual sex. Should you need an injection or
transfusion in Goa, make sure that new, sterile equipment
is used. Any blood you receive should be from voluntary donor.
If you have a shave from a barber, make sure he uses a clean
blade, and don't submit to processes such as ear-piercing,
acupuncture or tattooing unless you can be sure that the equipment