Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
Poisoned 3 months ago
Puerto Plata, 57000 Puerto Plata Province, Dominican Republic
“Food poisoning Day 1 of sickness”
1 person had — diarrhea, nausea and vomiting
“Food poisoning Day 1 of sickness”
“5 out of 6 of us sick the day after we arrived, one after another... vomiting diarrhea, our dream family vacation ruined. ”
“Not sure 2 of us and we were sick 3 days after we arrived. 3/4 of resort was sick and they treated us like total garbage ”
“Not sure 14 of the 15 were sick. 2 people were nauseated and throwing up on day 3 if trip. 2 more day after and they had chills and fever. Day later 3 more very bad diareah...rest had combination of symptoms 2 the day they returned ..and one more got... sick again at home. All of us are still feeling off. ”
“My wife and Inlaws all became sick at this resort on our last day staying there. I've never puked so much in my life. All 4 of us started feeling it sometime after a lunch buffet. It took 2 days to get a clean room that wasn't covered in mold.... The resort needs a serious cleaning on all fronts. Air conditioners not working... and much more. I wouldn't recommend this resort at all. ”
“Food poisoning 13 out of 15 travellers. Through out the 10 days there. My illness started the day we left ”
“Myself and eight others got sick on our 7 day vacation. Super upsetting but all of us had diarrhoea, vomiting and stomach pains. We ate at the same buffets and lost two days of vacation. NONE of us drank the water only bottled. The food at this resort looks disgusting... and there was no lids...flies were consistently on the food. We were even asked to NOT flush our toilet paper...disgusting and not sanitary. Please don’t go to this resort. I have written reviews on the site so hopefully others can be aware. ”
“Me and eight others got sick at this resort. Even some neighbours got sick. It must have been the food or water. The buffets food was disgusting there. ”
“Family of 4 ate from buffet
We all vomited for 2 days and loose stool ”
“Poisoning - alcohol or chemicals I got sick on Day 3 of a 7 day vacation. I was with a group of 4, all 4 of us were sick, but I got the worst. I had swollen feet and ankles, sudden UTI, vaginal bleeding with pungent odour, diarrhea, vomiting, blood... in my urine, difficulty breathing, heart/chest pains, numbness in hands/feet, hand/feet convulsions ”
“After eating at Ocean’s Greek salad approximately 4 hours later I was vomiting and had major stomach cramps. It took 2 days for to recover and it’s 6 days later and my stomach is still not back to normal.
6 out of the 8 people on my trip also had... food poisoning. Mostly from the Saffron restaurant and Oceans. Both are for only the Chairmen’s Circle level. ”
“Family of 4 ate from buffet
We all vomited for 2 days and loose stool ”
“A seasoned traveller, I took my dukoral before I left, didn't use any tap water was told the ice was purified and came from bags. Didn't eat any unpealed fruit.
It started on day 2 and was consistent. Every meal I would eat caused stomach cramping and several bouts of... dirreah. We are chairman circle members and only ate in restaurants and vip and higher bars. After a few days of this I was feeling run down but there was light at the end of the tunnel.
We had our final dinner at the Blue lagoon before going home. That night 7 of us were violently ill. Vomiting, diarreah, chills, aches, lethargy. Some felt fine after a matter of hours. My self and my family have had symptoms for the past 3 days. Since coming back to Canada the cramping and diarreah have subsided. I'm just working on eating a whole meal. My children continue to have diarreah and vomitting. If things don't improve today we will be visiting our doctor.
“Too much food? Or just had mamajuana! Not sure! I have diarrhea! Should I be concerned?? Diarrhea... me and my husband 2 days we’ve been here ... we feel safe so far ... we’ve been eating more than usual .. there are few flies ... could be it ... and... we just had mamajuana shot ”
“I went to the Dominican Republic to visit family and stayed for two weeks in la Vega which is close to the second capital Santiago . On the third to last day we went to puerto plata at the beach . That same night I got extremely sick and had... severe diarrhea . My stool was light brown with mucus!!! I flew back immediately to seek treatment in New York City . Turned out I had a severe bacterial infection . Won’t be going back for awhile until I figure out a way to cook my own food and filter my own water smh ”
“8:30 Wednesday 10/9/19, the bartender made a “special” drink, My daughter-in-law was nausea and had a little diarrhea, within 24hrs, she passed out. She had another episode so we took her to medical. They said she was dehydrated and gave her two bags of fluid. When we got back to... Villa she had a cardiac arrest and I performed CPR. It continues from there .... she is only 35 and healthy ”
“I got food poisoning the last night of my stay. This was on June 14, 2019. I believe I ate some contaminated seafood at the Mexican Restaurant on the resort complex. This Mexican restaurant was in a more remote part of the resort, so I could have gotten sick from... some food that was washed in contaminated water in this area. Anyway, on the night I got sick my symptoms were immediate and acute. I was up all night with severe stomach cramps and diarrhea. I was scheduled to fly home the next day, so I took Imodium, and made it home. Once home, after the Imodium wore off, my symptoms returned. I continued to have acute diarrhea 2-3 times after every meal, and I experienced diarrhea all night long. Initially, my doctor treated me with antibiotics for travelers sickness, but the symptoms returned after I finished the course of antibiotics. The dysentery continued until I lost ten pounds, and began to black out. I now suffer from chronic dysentery. I’m under the care of a GI specialist, who is helping me to determine what caused the sickness, and to recover my health. Along with the chronic dysentery, I suffer from joint aches, severe fatigue, dry mouth, thirst, and dizziness. I am not the only person who got sick at this resort. The night I fell ill, I met a woman who’d gotten so acutely ill that the resort staff put her in an ambulatory vehicle they called a “hospital” to administer fluids and antibiotics to her. She said they made her lie in this “hospital” for 3 days so she could be recovered enough to be flown home. In general, the sanitation conditions of this place were sketchy. My room was dirty when I arrived; the sheets on the beds had not been changed, the air conditioner leaked, and there was a hole in the wall. The bottled water provided for us clearly came from the resort’s own tap water system because many of the lids had been tampered with. I don’t know how sanitary this water was, or how close it was to the sewage system. Many of the guests were told not to flush used toilet paper down the toilets because the plumbing was not working. In fact, there was rarely any hot water in the rooms, and our toilet broke on a regular basis. So, it is likely that a lot of fecal matter was not being properly disposed of at this resort. All I know is that I have been sick since I stayed at this place, and I have had to shell out thousands of dollars for tests and GI doctors. I read up on the safety precautions before traveling in the DR. While there, I was careful not to drink the tap water, and I only ate fruit with rind on it, like melons and pineapple. I mainly stuck to hot beverages when not drinking the bottled water. I thought I’d be okay eating the prepared meals in the resort’s restaurants because this is supposed to be a “luxury” resort, but apparently not. I still got very sick, and I remain sick, because I stayed at this place, and ate at its restaurants. ”
“Two travelers, both with bloody diarrhea. Vomiting, pain, couldn't leave bed ”
“My husband and I fell extremely ill after 2 days of staying at this hotel in Feb. of 2015 and we both had to be hospitalized on our return to the USA and i had pneumonia and my husband had bronciolitis and we never fully recovered and my husband had... a stroke after he got out of the hospital. We both developed parkinson's disease and have deteriorated since then. ”
“On May 10, 2020 late night run on Mothers Day. tacos, friend of mine brought over like 20, there were a hand full of us hanging out. Thank God I only had one, compared to some of my friends who had 4, si I didn't get as sick as them,... They violently vomited, dry heaves, chills , very pale, chills, horrible headache, squeezy nauseous, dizzy , room spin affect. I in turn got all the other symptoms as them but, got the diarrhea instead. First time in my life having food poisoning, I have a p ”
“I had the paleo bowl on last Saturday eve, May 9th, 2020, picked it up at 7:20pm, it was left on a table marked with alphabetical letters since we have the covid virus going on. Took the food home, and I was sick the next morning. I didn't feel well... right after eating it, it was very spicy, so I figured that's what was bothering me.
I felt so sick, just like when I had food poisoning about twice in my life, but this time I didn't vomit. I wish I did at least it would've been out of me.
I had shortness of breath several times, throughout the whole week, I nearly passed out talking to my neighbor. I had fever and I've been taking cold and flu meds, since I thought I got the Corona somehow.
Weakness, my legs were going paralyzed, tingling in my body, my throat and chest had a red rash I also went to the bathroom 4 times that morning, way to go detoxing my bowels. And then when I left to go get groceries, I had the urgency to go again. This lasted 3 days. I couldn't fall asleep from being sick. I closed my eyes and I was dizzy and spinning. The headache wouldn't go away, the stomach burning and the nausea.
I wanted to call in sick sunday night, but i figured it will go away by monday. I pushed through working Monday all day, I was terribly sick. Stomach ache and burning, terrible nausea, dizziness, fatigue, and a killing headache. I called my doctor on Tuesday and ended up telling my boss I must call in for sick even though I've never done it in my life, I had to ask her for the protocol of calling in sick. When I called my doctor she said these are the symptoms of the corona virus, which freaked me out, and I was ordered to go to Care Now, to get tested for Covid 19. They wanted to collect $358 for this test. I nearly fell off the table. They gave me meds for nausea and stomach burning. My test for covid came back negative. It's Saturday night again, it's been a week and I still not feel well. I haven't worked since Tuesday. Is they going to pay my bills? That $10 stupid meal ruined my life. I need them to pay me a week of my salary and my medical bills. ”
“I had breakfast from the drive through. They made 3 cars in a row park out front to wait for food to be brought out. Within a couple hours, my stomach began to hurt, I started feeling nauseous. When I got home I threw up and had diarrhea. After drinking... some water and throwing up again, I took a nap... felt much better upon waking up, but still not 100%... just seeing if there were any other reports of food poisoning from this location... or if I was just an unlucky one.... ”
“We ordered two Boston cream donuts and both started feeling sick about a half hour to 45 mins later and are still not feeling well today. We have nasuea and upset stomachs and diarrhea Two of us got a donut a piece and got sick about 30-45 minutes after consumption.... Both have upset stomach and diarrhea and nausea ”
“I ate cauliflower, brussel sprouts, korean sweet potatoes purchased saturday. i prepared them by roasting so not sure which of the products caused the illness. i ate only a small amount but am violently ill w uncontrolable diarrhea. there's a problem at this store ”
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