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What conditions can be treated with travel first aid kits?

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First aid kits for travel are important because a drug store may not be nearby. In addition to your personal medical items, the kit should have things to treat these:

It also should have things to help with the common symptoms of a cold, like:

  • Cuts
  • Mild pain
  • Gastrointestinal problems
  • Skin problems
  • Allergies
  • Fever
  • Nasal congestion
  • Cough
  • Sore throat

From: First Aid Kits WebMD Medical Reference

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Federal Emergency Management Association.

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on February 28, 2018

SOURCES:

FDA.

Federal Emergency Management Association.

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on February 28, 2018

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