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What are the symptoms for cholera in americans?

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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Infectious Disease 51 years experience
Same as in anyone: Acute watery (rice water) diarrhea, sometimes with vomitnr, not much fever.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Negligible to severe: Severe illness may present with symptoms/ signs of abdominal pain, watery diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, leg cramps,lethargy, dehydration & electrolyte imbalances. Sx's usually begin within 2 hours to 5 days after exposure.
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What is the symptoms of cholera?

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Dr. Larry Lutwick
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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 not prominent.
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