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My father was diagnosed with porphyria. Should I be worried for him?
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Dr. Kelty Baker
Internal Medicine - Hematology
In brief: Porphyria in family
It depends on what type of porphyria he has.
Some porphyrias can be dangerous, and some can be hereditary so you need to ask him what type he has so that both you and he can get appropriate advice from your physicians.

In brief: Porphyria in family
It depends on what type of porphyria he has.
Some porphyrias can be dangerous, and some can be hereditary so you need to ask him what type he has so that both you and he can get appropriate advice from your physicians.
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