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Strange disease causes 17-year-old resident of Tennessee Calvino to cry tears of blood

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A teenage boy has left doctors baffled with a condition that sees him cry tears of blood every day. Calvino Inman suffers from bleeding eyes several times a day and the bleeding can last up to an hour. But medical experts have so far been unable to diagnose the cause and the 15-year-old mother has pleaded for help.

 

Doctors can not find the cause of the strange malady and Bouts of bleeding occur suddenly, sometimes accompanied by bleeding from the nose and continued for about an hour. Doctors say that only a few people on the planet suffer by this disease, though its cause is still unknown but could be caused by a condition called Haemolacria. A 17-year-old resident of Tennessee for two years already has been suffering from a strange disease. Calvino Inva periodically cries tears of blood!
- Bleeding happens unexpectedly. Sometimes I do not even know that it has begun. Just notice how people stare at me. But sometimes I feel a terrible pain in the left side of the head. It’s as if someone hits me with a hammer. I can not sleep at night! – Said Calvino.
- We visited about 15 professionals in New York, Memphis, Atlanta. I see that the doctors have no idea! Maybe someone from the foreign doctors will help us – is going through his mother, Tammy Minatt
However, doctors have their own versions. Dr. John Fleming of the Institute of eyes in Memphis believes that the reason may be a latent infection of lacrimal ducts.
- We met some patients who suffered from bleeding for years, and then it suddenly stopped – he said.

Experts from the University of Tennessee’s Hamilton Eye Institute believe that the tears might be caused by a condition called Haemolacria. The condition is sometimes seen in fertile women and is often attributed to be more of a symptom of other underlying conditions, rather than a cause.

Haemolacria can be seen in those who have suffered some form of brain injury or trauma, however, in Calvino Inman’s case, there were no accounts of head injury or trauma. The condition is extremely rare, and Calvino will undergo a slew of tests to determine the cause of the bloody tears. Past cases have been linked to tumors, blood clots, and injuries in the eye area, particularly the lacrimal apparatus or the lacrimal gland where tears are produced and secreted.

bizarre disease causes bood to come from eyes

Inman, a 16-year-old from Rockwood, has a medical condition in which blood streams from his eyes. Calvino Inman’s case, there were no accounts of head injury or trauma. The condition is extremely rare, and Calvino will undergo a slew of tests to determine the cause of the bloody tears. Past cases have been linked to tumors, blood clots, and injuries in the eye area


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