Stomach Problems

There are a punch of possible causes if you have stomach problems in Nicaragua. First of all it could be a Virus who causes Diarrhea. The pharmacist will give you Imodium ó loperamide 1 pill a day for 5 days.

It’s also possible you got some bacterium in your system. They will give you Cipafloxacina 500 mg 1 pill every 12 hours for 5 days, additionally the medicine for Diarrhea.

If you got parasites they prescripe Secnidazol 500 mg. You have to take 2 pills at midday and 2 pills at night.

Symptoms I had: Diarrhea, stomach cramps everytime I was eating something, back pain, leg pain, headache, sleeping problems, feeling weak.

To be sure which disease you got you have to make an exam of your excrements. There are different options where you can make your test. The most famous is  Laboratorio Galo, Teatro Municipal 75 vrs al Este León, Nicaragua – but there is also one opposite of the Restaurant El Carbon – Laboratorio Betania, Parque la Merced 20 varas abajo. They will tell you how often you have to drop a sample to get proper results. The test of your excrements costs around C$ 80,- blood and urin together C$ 300,-

It’s really important that you drink a lot in the meantime. Use suero oral – the powder costs C$ 7,50 the liquid around C$ 100 – you need at least 4 liters of suero a day. If you are drinking to less you will get pain like headache.


  • Wash your hands after going to the toilet and before preparing food.
  • Wash your groceries before cooking or eating them raw.
  • Wash your hands after touching animals
  • Don’t let cats or dogs sleep on your bed
  • Make sure that taps, toilets and bathrooms are kept in clean and good working order
  • Store cooked and uncooked food correctly
  • Be careful with street food
  • Don’t eat raw meat


Coconut oil produces a substance, that kills effectively parasites, viruses, yeasts and bacteria.

Papaya destroys worms (tapeworms and most intestinal worms).

Apple Cider Vinegar will prevent your stomach of parasites and any larvae.

Garlic is a natural antiparasitic and antibiotic food. It helps support bowel movements and bowel detoxification.

Pumpkin seeds eliminate tape worms and roundworms. Just mash them and mix them with juice or chew them.

Pineapple contain an antiparasitic enzyme. Eat pineapple at least for 3-days to kill tapeworms.


…to get rid of parasites and worms: peel off the skin of the papaya before soaking in apple cider vinegar. Then eat 8 ounces of the papaya and take two ounces of this vinegar solution for four days.

Drink unsweetened carrot juice mixed with Pumpkin seeds.

Coconut Detox mixing coconut oil in warm water and drinking it from three to seven days. During a coconut oil detox, you need to consume 10-14 tablespoons of coconut oil daily. Leave a 2-hour interval between 2 tablespoons throughout the day.


Sugar, cakes, bread, cookies, cereal and pasta.


Fish and organic meats are high-quality protein sources which can support your immune system and provide the body with the essential fatty acids needed for fuel.

Vegetables use high nutrient content vegetables like cucumbers, tomatoes, carrots and sweet potatoes which are helping the body to get rid of toxins.

Spices like cayenne, chilies, horseradish, turmeric, cinnamon, nutmeg, cardamom, and cloves all are killing parasites.

Please take care of your health and consult a doctor in case of any disease first.