Symptoms of Ebola virus disease
Learn about the symptoms of Ebola, what to look for and what to do if you become ill.
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What are the symptoms of Ebola?
Symptoms of Ebola include:
- sore throat
- muscle pain and weakness
- nausea, vomiting and diarrhea
- hemorrhaging (bleeding from inside and outside the body)
Symptoms can begin 2 to 21 days after exposure.
What do you do if you become ill?
Call a health care provider immediately if you have or if anyone in your household has:
- any of the listed symptoms
- recently travelled to an area where there is a confirmed Ebola outbreak
Describe your symptoms over the phone before your appointment so the clinic can arrange to see you without exposing others. Tell your health care provider which countries you visited or lived in.
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