Wash hands thoroughly after going to the toilet and before eating or preparing food.

Clean the toilet with disinfectant after each bout of diarrhoea.

Avoid sharing towels or cutlery with other members of your household.

It is also important to practice good food and water hygiene when travelling abroad such as avoiding tap water and under cooked and unwashed food.

Although all of our content is written and reviewed by healthcare professionals, it should not be substituted for or used as medical advice. If you have any questions about your health, please speak to your doctor.

Authored Aug 11, 2021 by Joseph Issac, MPharm
Reviewed Aug 11, 2021 by Prabjeet Saundh, MPharm