If you have been healthy during your trip and feel well when you return home, you don't need to see a doctor. But if you've been ill, especially while traveling to regions where disease is prevalent, you need to see a doctor.
See your doctor when you get home if either of the following occurs:
- You were sick with a fever or severe flu-like illness while traveling.
- You develop these symptoms within 6 months of coming home.
Tell your doctor the regions you visited and about any exposure to disease.
It's important to be aware of other symptoms besides a fever. See your doctor if you have: