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my son has an intestinal viral infection. the doctors assured my daughter-in-law that she will also get it. what can she to try to prevent getting as severe a case as my son? they are planning a trip to mexico in 1 week and she is afraid she will be sick and not be able to go.
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Keeping herself well hydrated by drinking lots of fluids, having lots of fresh fruits and vegetables to keep her immunity up and having easy to digest foods would help.

Avoiding sharing towels, dishes, drinking glasses would help prevent spread of the infection.

Other than that, general hygiene and good nutrition should help her remain fit and reduce the severity of an infection if she gets it.
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