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What are the risk factors of Porphyria?

Blood Diseases By Editorial Team , National Institute of Health / Jul 01, 2011
What are the risk factors of Porphyria?

The risk factors of porphyria are  chemicals, smoking, drinking alcohol, infections, emotional and physical stress, etc.

Porphyria can be triggered by drugs (barbiturates, tranquilizers, birth control pills, sedatives), chemicals, fasting, smoking, drinking alcohol, infections, emotional and physical stress, menstrual hormones, and exposure to the sun. Attacks of porphyria can develop over hours or days and last for days or weeks.

 

 

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