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What are the symptoms of vibrio cholera?

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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Infectious Disease 50 years experience
Watery diarrhea: Many people infected with the cholera bacillus have no symptoms but when symptoms occur the disease is manifest by watery ( rice water ) stools, sometimes with vomiting and little fever.
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Dr. Ziad Akl
Dr. Ziad Aklanswered
Infectious Disease 32 years experience
Diarrhea: The main symptom is watery diarrhea that is often severe and can be fatal unless treated rapidly with IV fluids.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Most have no sx's.: 5 to 10% have more severe illness. Possible symptoms/ signs include thirst, abdominal pain, watery gray- cloudy diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, leg cramps,rapid heart rate & breathing, lethargy, dehydration, electrolyte imbalances, seizures, coma or death. 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
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 not prominent.
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