In response, chloride channels open, and water diffuses out of the cells causing loss of excessive fluid.
This is followed by vomiting and excessive dehydration, often leading to death.
In these persons, rapid loss of body fluids leads to dehydration and shock.
Without treatment, death can occur within hours” (Cholera Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment).
Cholera is identified by rapid liquid diarrhea, vomiting, and accelerated dehydration due to depletion of bodily liquids and salts causing blood to coagulate and skin to turn blue.
This leads to a fall in blood pressure, otherwise known as the “sinking stage”, which is accompanied by muscle cramping, sunken cheeks and eyes....In Márquez’s novel, the key female role is assigned to Fermina Daza, a middle class Latina in the 1800s-1900s, expected to hold prestige and marry wealthy by her father and societal pressures....[tags: Love in the Time of Cholera, the stranger] - Authors are often well known for their use of outside forces to initiate change within the relationships of their main characters.Cholera is characterized by the most significant symptom that presents with the disease, diarrhea, and victims can lose up to twenty liters of body fluids in a day.Cholera can be a serious disease, due to the serious dehydration that can occur, but it is only fatal if treatment is not administered as soon as possible.A Global survey carried out by the World Health Organization (2) reported approximately 190130 cases of cholera in 2008 and 160 801 of these cases were reported in African region, were epidemics have become more widespread and frequent....[tags: Health, Diseases, Vibrio Cholerae] - The Emotional Crypt in Gabriel Garcia Marquez's Love in the Time of Cholera It is a well-known fact that bread keeps fresher longer if one sucks the air from the bag it is in before clipping it tightly shut.The highly infectious disease can be traced back to ancient times in the Indian continent.It thrives in locations where still water can be found and areas where poverty limits the ability for proper water filtration.- Cholera conquered nineteenth century Europe like a new air to a throne.The first outbreaks of the disease appeared to have begun in India which spread smoothly into Britain by trade through Britain’s Indian based empire.