Scurvy Symptoms

Do you have any symptoms of Scurvy? Do you even know what they are? Learn more about each symptom of this condition below and what to do if you think you may have Scurvy.


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Symptoms of Scurvy

Symptoms include:

  • Weakness
  • Paleness
  • Sunken eyes
  • Tender gums and/or tooth loss
  • Muscular pain
  • Reopening of old wounds or sores
  • Internal bleeding
  • Loss of appetite
  • Bruising easily
  • Weight loss; inability to gain weight
  • Diarrhea
  • Increased heart rate
  • Fever
  • Irritability
  • Aching and swelling in joints
  • Shortness of breath
  • Fatigue


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What It Is
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Scurvy Causes
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Scurvy Risk Factors
Risk Factors
Are you at risk of getting Scurvy? Inside you'll find known risk factors for the condition.
Scurvy Diagnosis
How will your doctor diagnose you with this condition? Learn about the tests, process, and more.
Scurvy Symptoms
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Scurvy Complications
Can this condition lead to other health problems? Learn more about the known complications.

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Screening for Scurvy
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Scurvy Medications
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Scurvy Prevention
How can you prevent Scurvy? Read what the medical community suggests for prevention methods.
Scurvy Treatment
Can this condition be treated? What Scurvy treatment options are available?
Scurvy Care
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