A 45-year-old member asked:
Is it bad luck or bad genes that made me develop cholera?
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Dr. Eduardo Haddad answered
45 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Neither: You must have travelled to an area wihere this infectious disease is prevalent. You are a victim of lack of basic sanitation and water treatment facilities, liklely in a poor country with a large population. There is no genetic predisposition and any one can be infected.
Answered on Apr 30, 2015
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