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Typhoid and cholera

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
Infectious Disease 37 years experience
Very different: An odd question to be coming from cumberland, md, but here goes: typhoid is a disease caused by salmonella typhi that primarily causes fever and abdom... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicolas Melgarejo
Infectious Disease 19 years experience
No: Cholera is caused by vibrio cholerae, and is mainly a secretory diarrhea, or to put it more simply, abundant aqueous diarrhea, which will lead to dehy... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
Colplex: Two very different microorganisms with different mechanisms for producing disease. Cholera affects only the mucous lining of the bowel and produces a... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peri Suzan Gunay
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Hepatitis: Hepatitis a and b vaccinations are well worth having for anyone. Hep a is a food borne illness. Hep b requires more intimate contact with secretions f... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
CHOLERA IN US: No there has not been any reported cases of cholera in us for few years.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Bacterial infection: Cholera is caused by a bacterium, vibrio cholerae. Infections results in severe profuse watery diarrhea and may cause death from dehydration. The ba... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
Infectious Disease 50 years experience
Watery diarrhea: Cholera causes variable amount of watery (rice water) diarrhea which can be severe enough to cause rapid dehydration. Vomiting can occur but fever is... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Cholera: According to WHO -more recent outbreaks of cholera have included: South-East Africa (Mozambique & Somalia), Americas (Cuba, Dominican Republic, H... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
Infectious Disease 37 years experience
Not likely!: It's theoretically possible, but you'd be front page news. Cholera outbreaks rarely go unnoticed, and it would be big news if it happened in the U.S.... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
Infectious Disease 50 years experience
Same as always: The organism...Vibrio cholera, usually serotype o1, spread thru contaminated water.
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