A 41-year-old male asked:

An 18 yr old girl is swetting blood and small stones come out her eyes in yemen. what might caused this stange symptom?

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Dr. Luke Hermann
Emergency Medicine 27 years experience
Unknown cause: Hematidrosis, or sweating blood is a rare condition that has been described in case reports in the literature. It is believed to result from the rupture of capillaries (small blood vessels) into sweat glands that then push the blood onto the skin as they would sweat. The response seems to result from extreme stress or exertion and non-selective beta blockers (such as propranolol) seem to help.
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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Dr. Liawaty Ho commented
Hematology and Oncology 25 years experience
written in the Bible, that Jesus experienced hematidrosis when he was praying in the garden of Gethsemane (Luke 22:44). [2
Mar 29, 2012
Last updated Jun 6, 2013


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