Travel Health

Travel Health

Travel health services safeguard travellers from health risks associated with international trips, helping them stay safe and healthy while they explore the world. To prepare for a safe, responsible, and enjoyable travel experience, visit Kirrawee Doctors Travel Vaccination Clinic for travel care tailored to your needs.

What to Expect

Our travel doctors in Kirrawee offer travel health services to help you have the best travel experience possible, without needing to worry about potential illnesses.

  • Travel health consultations: We offer guidance on travel insurance and general health and safety, and if necessary, we review your vaccination history.
  • Travel vaccinations: We offer travel vaccinations for common illnesses such as influenza, yellow fever, hepatitis A and B, and others depending on travel location.
  • Travel health kits: We provide a travel first-aid kit that includes band-aids, over-the-counter medications, and any other supplies needed OR We offer guidance on what to include in a travel health kit, such as band-aids, over-the-counter medications, and other prescription medications.
  • Post-travel health evaluation: Depending on your travel plans and health status, we may recommend a post-travel consult to evaluate your health and address any potential concerns.

Travel Health Treatments

Our Travel Vaccination Clinic in Kirrawee provides prescription travel medications to help prevent certain illnesses that can be caught while travelling. These include:

  • Malaria Prevention: Malaria is a serious, sometimes fatal disease transmitted by mosquitos in certain parts of the world. Certain medications can be prescribed based on the traveller’s destination, duration of stay, and medical history.
  • Traveller’s Diarrhea: Traveller’s diarrhea is one of the most common illnesses affecting travellers. Certain antibiotics can be prescribed for high-risk areas. Additionally, other medications can be recommended for symptom relief.
  • Altitude Sickness: Travelling to high altitudes can lead to acute mountain sickness (AMS), which can progress to more severe forms like high-altitude pulmonary oedema or high-altitude cerebral oedema. Medications can also be prescribed to prevent and reduce the severity of altitude sickness. 
  • Motion Sickness: Medications can be prescribed to prevent motion sickness for travellers who may be susceptible during boat, car, or air travel.
  • Jet Lag: Melatonin supplements or short-acting sleep aids can be suggested to help manage jet lag symptoms.

Please keep in mind that these detailed treatment descriptions for prescription medications act as a guide only. It is not recommended to try prescribed treatments without prior medical advice.

Book an Appointment

Don’t risk your trip by being unprepared.
Book a travel health consult with the travel doctors at Kirrawee Doctors for optimal travel health and vaccination care, conveniently located near the Sydney airport.

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