Diagnosis and treatment of travel related illness, and tropical diseases, requires careful evaluation of symptoms in relation to recent and previous travel. Skilled medical management is essential and urgent if malaria and other serious diseases are suspected.
If you are concerned that you may have a travel related or tropical illness, you may contact us for further information and for advice on the next steps to take. (Please be advised that Traveler’s Medical Service of Washington does NOT provide post travel care). Please note that our offices are only open during standard business hours Monday-Friday 9am-5pm (except national holidays). During evening and weekend hours, if you are experiencing an acute or severe illness, you should contact your primary care provider or go to the nearest emergency room.