What is Cholera?

Cholera is communicable disease caused by Vibrio cholerae and transmitted by contaminated food and water. Main symptoms are diarrhea and vomiting.

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I suffered from cholera and was hospitalised for 4 days as my intestines stopped working.then through rise tube medicines were given.then I felt a...

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A clear liquid diet consists of clear liquids — such as water, broth and plain gelatin. These are foods that are easily digested and leave no...

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My son is having multiple vomiting and diarrhoea. He has had about 6 to 8 episodes since last night. It is very watery and no blood.. The frequency...

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1. because you has dinner last night resulting in vomiting and diarrhea, it could be more of Gastro enteritis (food poisoning) than cholera.
2. If...

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my daughter is 4 months old,she is having fever and passing stool with a foamy water, plz. suggest me what to do/ dr. asked for blood test

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Dear Poonam,

At this juncture, I would not worry about a blood test, and to start with, you need not even go for a stool test, unless your doctor...

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