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What happens when you are diagnosed with cholera?

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Dr. You Sung Sang
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 32 years experience
Fluids: The key to cholera treatment is fluid resuscitation.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
That depends - most: people are asymptomatic. The primary treatment is oral & intravenous hydration. In many areas of the world, a prepackaged oral rehydration solution containing sugar & salts is mixed with water & consumed in large amounts. Antibiotics shorten the course of illness.
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