A 43-year-old member asked:
Will cholera kill me if i don't get treatment?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
6k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Not necessarily: Most people are asymptomatic. 5 to 10% have more severe illness. Possible symptoms/ signs of thirst, abdominal pain, watery gray- cloudy diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, leg cramps,rapid heart rate & breathing, lethargy, dehydration, electrolyte imbalances, seizures, coma or death. Hydration (oral or IV) is primary treatment - Antibiotics can shorten course of illness.
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Last updated Jun 19, 2017
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