Cholera Symptoms

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If you or someone you know is exhibiting symptoms of Cholera, seek medical attention immediately.

2 hours ago The major symptoms of cholera include:

  • Diarrhea (Stool appears pale and milky)
  • Fatigue and weakness
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Dehydration
  • Electrolyte Imbalance
  • Low blood pressure
  • Loose skin and dry mouth
  • Rapid heart beat
  • Weight loss

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Just Now Cholera is an acute diarrheal illness caused by infection of the intestine with Vibrio cholerae bacteria. People can get sick when they swallow food or water contaminated with cholera bacteria. The infection is often mild or without …

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1 hours ago Symptoms of cholera may include: sudden onset of diarrhea. nausea. vomiting. mild to severe dehydration. The dehydration associated with cholera is often severe and can …

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9 hours ago The primary symptoms of cholera are profuse diarrhea and the vomiting of clear fluid. The diarrhea is often described as “rice-water stool” due to its milky, translucent …

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6 hours ago Cholera is an acute, diarrheal illness caused by infection of the intestine with the toxigenic bacterium Vibrio cholerae serogroup O1 or O139. An estimated 1.3 to 4 million people around the world get cholera each year and 21,000 to 143,000 …

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Just Now A cholera infection can be mild, with no symptoms. But about 10% of infected people develop severe symptoms, 12 hours to five days after ingesting the bacteria. These symptoms …

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6 hours ago Cholera is an extremely virulent disease that can cause severe acute watery diarrhoea. It takes between 12 hours and 5 days for a person to show symptoms after ingesting contaminated food or water (2). Cholera …

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7 hours ago Cholera is an infection of the small intestine by some strains of the bacterium Vibrio cholerae. Symptoms may range from none, to mild, to severe. The classic symptom is large amounts of watery diarrhea that lasts a few days. Vomiting …

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Just Now Cholera Symptoms . About 80 percent of people who contract the bacteria don’t develop cholera symptoms and the infection resolves on its own. And of the people who do develop cholera, 20 percent

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8 hours ago Rehydration therapy, the primary treatment for cholera patients, refers to the prompt restoration of lost fluids and salts. Antibiotic treatment reduces fluid requirements and duration of illness, and is indicated for severe cases of …

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Just Now Cholera symptoms can lead to dehydration (not having enough water in the body), kidney failure, or coma that can be deadly if it isn’t treated right away. Americans can come in contact …

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7 hours ago Although signs and symptoms of severe cholera can be unmistakable in areas where it's common, the only way to confirm a diagnosis is to identify the bacteria in a stool …

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6 hours ago Symptoms of cholera infection can include: Diarrhea. Cholera-related diarrhea comes on suddenly and can quickly cause dangerous fluid loss — as much as a quart (about …

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1 hours ago Cholera is a highly contagious gastrointestinal infection caused by the bacterium Vibrio cholera. Cholera is characterized by dehydrating, watery diarrhea. Cholera signs and …

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8 hours ago 23 hours ago · Cholera remains a global threat to public health and indicates inequity and lack of social development. Symptoms: Cholera is an extremely virulent disease that can cause …

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1 hours ago Cholera has an incubation period that lasts from several hours to 5 days, usually 2-3 days, after which typical cholera symptoms appear. Symptoms of cholera give the …

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Just Now 1 day ago · Cholera is spread by the ingestion of contaminated food or water and can cause acute diarrhoea. While most of those affected will have mild or no symptoms, cholera can kill …

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the signs and symptoms of cholera?

Symptoms of cholera infection can include:

  • Diarrhea. Cholera-related diarrhea comes on suddenly and can quickly cause dangerous fluid loss — as much as a quart (about 1 liter) an hour. ...
  • Nausea and vomiting. Vomiting occurs especially in the early stages of cholera and can last for hours.
  • Dehydration. Dehydration can develop within hours after cholera symptoms start and range from mild to severe. ...

Why is cholera a fatal disease?

Cholera is a well-known disease caused by intestinal infection with the toxin-producing bacteria Vibrio cholerae. This potentially fatal diarrheal disease results in large volumes of watery stool, causing rapid dehydration that can progress to hypovolemic shock and metabolic acidosis. The case-fatality ratio is up to half in vulnerable groups during outbreaks but can be under 1% if properly ...

Is cholera a deadly disease?

When untreated, Cholera can be very destructive, killing in practically no time. Intense diarrhoeal disease is brought about by eating or drinking food or water that is debased with the bacterium “Vibrio cholera” and is perhaps the most lethal illness in emerging nations.

What is the prognosis of cholera?

Prognosis With good or adequate fluid replacement (oral or intravenous), mortality from cholera can be reduced from 40% to about 1%. [1] Recurrence Recurrent disease is unlikely for several years after an outbreak unless a new strain of Vibrio cholerae is introduced, due to the quality of the mucosal immune response. HIV infection

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