Cholera is characterized by sudden onset of profuse watery diarrhea and vomiting.
The symptoms of cholera are-
Profuse diarrhea with abdominal cramps.
‘Rice water diarrhea’ i.e. stools resembling rice water. Stools contain mucus, epithelial cells and large number of cholera bacteria.
Dry, wrinkled skin
Rapid heart rate
Low blood pressure
There is a rapid loss of fluid, electrolytes, which lead to-
Anuria (absence of urine formation)