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Most readers won’t ever see a scorpion (alacrán). But if one stings you, go immediately to a doctor. In Mexico you can buy scorpion toxin antidote at any drugstore. It is an injection and it costs around $25. This is a good idea if you plan to camp in a remote area where medical assistance can be several hours away. MORE SERIOUS DISEASES You shouldn’t be overly concerned about tropical diseases if you stay on the normal tourist routes and don’t eat street food. However, both dengue fever and cholera have appeared in Mexico in recent years.
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This is especially true when using American Express. Many times, advertised discounts will not apply if you pay with a credit card. For tips and telephone numbers to call if your wallet is stolen or lost, go to “Lost & Found” in the “Fast Facts: Mexico,” later in this chapter. 26 C H A P T E R 2 . P L A N N I N G YO U R T R I P TO T H E Y U C AT Á N Tips Dear Visa: I’m Off to Cancún! Some credit card companies recommend that you notify them of any impending trip abroad so that they don’t become suspicious and block your charges when the card is used numerous times in a foreign destination.