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Dracula's Disease

Oversensitivity to sunlight, painful skin redness and blisters when exposed to sunlight, garlic causing agonizing abdominal pain, receding gums giving the appearance of fangs – sounds familiar? 77 more words

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Porphyria: A Truly Evil Disease

With Halloween rapidly approaching, and bringing with it the usual heightened interest in ghouls, goblins, spooks and monsters of all kinds, it’s not at all unusual that we find additional interest also at this time of the year in the legends and myths surrounding vampires. 1,639 more words