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BAD example: I live in Boston, Dr. Patel at MGH hospital diagnosed me with a schwannoma tumor last month, then I traveled to Tokyo and taught english for a year.
Acceptable example: I live in the United States, I had a tumor & surgery, then I traveled abroad for work.
have you considered going to the ER?
what is your temperature
has this happened before.
be sure to drink plenty of fluid
check on the Lomotil bottle in the instructions
to make sure you're not taking more than they recommend or when you're not supposed to