Porphyria

About- Porphyria refers to a group of disorders resulting from the build-up of certain chemicals related to red blood cell proteins.

Symptoms-

Porphyria Abdominal pain
Porphyria Anemia
Porphyria Anxiety disorder
Porphyria Back pain
Porphyria Blisters on exposed skin, usually the hands, arms and face
Porphyria Breathing problems
Porphyria Chest pain
Porphyria Confusion
Porphyria Constipation
Porphyria Diarrhea
Porphyria Electrolyte imbalance
Porphyria Excessive hair growth in affected areas
Porphyria Hallucinations
Porphyria High blood pressure
Porphyria Itching
Porphyria Leg pain
Porphyria Muscle pain, and weakness 
Porphyria Nausea and vomiting
Porphyria Painful skin redness (erythema)
Porphyria Palpitations
Porphyria Paralysis
Porphyria Rapid or irregular heartbeats
Porphyria Red or brown urine
Porphyria Seizures
Porphyria Skin color change
Porphyria Skin sensitivity to the sunlight
Porphyria Swelling (edema)
Porphyria Urination problems
 
Causes-

Porphyria occurs due to a problem in the production of heme, a component of haemoglobin. Mostly it is inherited. Probable risk factors are  
Porphyria Estrogen medication
Porphyria Excessive alcoholism
Porphyria Exessive iron in the body
Porphyria Liver disease
Porphyria Smoking

Specialists to visit
Neurologist Hematologist

Neurologist Neurologist
Neurologist Dermatologist

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References
https://www.webmd.com
https://emedicine.medscape.com
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://www.healthline.com

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