What is Scurvy?

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SCURVY

SCURVY.

What is Scurvy?.  Scurvy is a nutritional disorder which is common among people who rarely eat fresh fruits and vegetables.

Scurvy is caused by lack of Vitamin C which is found in fresh fruits and vegetables.

Vitamin C maintains the health of body mucous membranes and makes them resistant to infections.

Bleeding gums
 Loose teeth
 Unhealthy skin
Weak and painful joints
Anaemia may develop
Blood in the stool and urine
Slow healing of wounds