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What are the symptoms of having cholera ?

hi, i m the quarantine officer, please guide me how to ask people s symptom if they have cholera?
Wed, 4 Jan 2012
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Rice meal type of stools, very watery, several times a day along with fever. On examination there will be sever dehydration. Treatment is plenty of Iv fluids esp RL and NS, doxy 200 mg stat and then 100 mg bd. Stool sample for hanging drp should be sent
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