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Link: Accused of Being a Hypochondriac, Lisa is Finally Diagnosed with Acute Intermittent Porphyria

A swollen stomach made her look pregnant, but the pain — “burning,” “shocking,” “horrible,” “out-of-this world,” as she describes it — was worse than childbirth, leaving her doubled over and gasping for breath. Symptoms came and went, seemingly at random. Vomiting. Constipation. High blood pressure. A racing pulse. Numbness in her hands. Paralysis in her right foot.

The full article can be found at GlobalGenes.com.

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