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Can porphyria improve with age?

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Dr. John Weeks
Family Medicine
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In brief: With treatment

Since most forms of porphyria are inherited there is not a cure for them. Depending on the type, treatment can relieve symptoms and improve quality of life.
Acquired porphyria can improve with removal of the triggering causes.

In brief: With treatment

Since most forms of porphyria are inherited there is not a cure for them. Depending on the type, treatment can relieve symptoms and improve quality of life.
Acquired porphyria can improve with removal of the triggering causes.
Dr. John Weeks
Dr. John Weeks
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Dr. Ron Jones
Family Medicine

In brief: Porphyrias

These conditions are life long conditions with symptoms that come and go.
I would not think that it would improve with age, but as you know there are triggers that make the disease flare. Avoid those triggers.

In brief: Porphyrias

These conditions are life long conditions with symptoms that come and go.
I would not think that it would improve with age, but as you know there are triggers that make the disease flare. Avoid those triggers.
Dr. Ron Jones
Dr. Ron Jones
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