Cholera

CHOLERA

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Category : Lungs

cholera is an illness caused by contagious and dangerous bacteria. It causes a very serious case of diarrhea.
Symptoms and signs: Strong and frequent diarrhea which starts suddenly and is as much as a liter an hour. The excrement (feces) is runny and grayish, without fecal odor, sometimes containing blood or pus, Bilious vomiting, Extreme thirst. It causes a rapid and dangerous dehydration of the person. (See dehydration in this book).
Causes: Caught through contaminated food, dirty hands, and contaminated water on contact with an infected person.

Suggestion:

Warning! Consult your physician immediately. This illness can be fatal if it is not treated immediately. While waiting for a doctor, drink lot of water with salt and sugar prepared in the following manner: “Mix a teaspoon of salt, 4 teaspoons of sugar (preferably honey) in a litre of water. Repeat this every time you finish it. Do not stop drinking water. Follow the advice and take the medication prescribed by your physician.


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