8. Can You Recover From Scurvy?

People usually begin to recover from scurvy reasonably fast after starting treatment. You should notice an improvement in some symptoms within a couple of days of treatment, including lessened pain, exhaustion, confusion, headaches, and mood swings.

Other symptoms may take longer to improve following treatment. Symptoms like weakness, bleeding, bruising, and jaundice can take a couple of weeks to correct.


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