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My friend has cholera. How do I avoid getting it?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
3 doctors agree

In brief: Avoid their stool

Cholera is transmitted by the fecal-oral route, either by contaminated water or food.
In the usa there is very little chance to acquire cholera. Where had your friend been. Stay away from their stools, wash your hands and watch what you eat and drink carefully.

In brief: Avoid their stool

Cholera is transmitted by the fecal-oral route, either by contaminated water or food.
In the usa there is very little chance to acquire cholera. Where had your friend been. Stay away from their stools, wash your hands and watch what you eat and drink carefully.
Dr. Martin Raff
Dr. Martin Raff
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Dr. Tarek Naguib
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
1 doctor agrees

In brief: It's food contamintn

Cholera infects through fecal oral route.
Means wash hands thoroughly, and food need not to be contaminated by the hand of the patients that may carry the bacteria from the diarrhea.

In brief: It's food contamintn

Cholera infects through fecal oral route.
Means wash hands thoroughly, and food need not to be contaminated by the hand of the patients that may carry the bacteria from the diarrhea.
Dr. Tarek Naguib
Dr. Tarek Naguib
Thank
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