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What is scurvy?

Scurvy is a disease caused by a Vitamin C deficiency. It was common among early sailing ship crews who did not have a source of Vitamin C in their diets during long voyages. S (MORE)
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How do you cure scurvy?

Scurvy is a condition that effects the mouth (specifically the gums) in most cases. Scurvy is caused among other things by the lack of Vitamin C. Scurvy is very common in many (MORE)
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What are symptoms of scurvy?

Symptoms can be found in following parts of the body: 1. Gums (become soft & spongy) 2. Losing teeth 3. Mucus membrane (bleeding) 4. Spots in body 5. Wounds (increas (MORE)
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How can you prevent scurvy?

You cut off the infected limb before the infection reaches the vital organs an kills you.    Scurvy can be prevented by eating foods such as oranges,  strawberries, lemo (MORE)
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What does scurvy do to you?

It's basically a gum disease pirates used to get. It's like a gum disease where your teeth fall of. They would put lemons or limes in their mouth because it would heal it and (MORE)
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What are Scurvy symptoms?

First of all, this is something pirates got centuries ago due to the lack of vitamin C. You don't see much of Scurvy anymore. But it's symptoms include: Weak capillariesFinger (MORE)

Can tigers get scurvy?

Scurvy is a disease almost like malnutrition but meaning there is a vitamin C deficiantcy. So to answer your question yes, tigers can get scurvy if they do not have enough Vit (MORE)