According to the World Health Organization, 22 countries are currently facing a cholera epidemic and a total of 100 crore people in 43 countries are at risk of being affected. India and Pakistan are among the countries affected by the 2023 cholera outbreak in India. So has cholera spread again in India? Such fear has arisen. (Photo Courtesy :- istock)
Will Cholera take a serious form in India?
According to WHO, cholera is still a major threat to the world. Which can take a terrible form like Corona. But it would be wrong to say anything concrete about the future. But there is no need to panic because this infection can be controlled with proper prevention and precautions. According to a report published on NCBI, between 2011 and 2020, there have been 565 outbreaks of cholera in India, in which 263 people have lost their lives. But with proper care we can overcome this.
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Is cholera dangerous?
According to the World Health Organization, cholera is a diarrheal infection caused by the consumption of food and water, as it is caused by Vibrio cholerae bacteria. This disease can affect both children and adults. So everyone should take necessary precautions. Since this disease occurs quickly, it is necessary to take care.
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Illness appears within 12 hours
Cholera is an infectious disease of the stomach, so the first symptom of this disease is an upset stomach. This symptom may appear 12 hours to 5 days after infection. But some people show no signs of the disease. Within 12 hours of an upset stomach, severe diarrhea can occur, leading to fatal dehydration.
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There may be danger to life
Severe cases of cholera require immediate treatment. Because, the World Health Organization says that if there is a delay in getting medical help in this disease, the patient can die in a few hours. So don’t make the mistake of taking the problem of diarrhea lightly and go to the doctor. Don’t sit around with home remedies for this problem.
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All symptoms and remedies of cholera
According to the CDC, severe diarrhea accompanies other symptoms of cholera. Diseases like vomiting, thirst, leg pain, irritability, rapid heartbeat, low blood pressure. Avoid drinking clean water or eating food to avoid this disease.
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Do this remedy for sure
According to WHO, cholera is very easy to treat if you are at the beginning of the disease and you can do home remedies for this disease. In case of diarrhea start taking ORS immediately Adult patient should drink 6 liters of ORS solution in the first day. If the condition does not improve even after that, you should immediately go to the hospital for treatment.
(Note: This article is for general information only. It is not in any way a substitute for any medicine or treatment. Always consult your doctor for more details.)