In history there are many cases where people have been bleeding from the eye
The Human body is a complex system, which presents unexpected and sometimes very frightening surprises. Recently ophthalmologist from the Indian city of new Delhi told about 14-year-old girl, whose eyes suddenly began to pour blood. According to her mother, whose name is kept secret, the red streaks of blood flow down the cheeks of the child for several minutes 2-3 times a day. In any horror movie this would be due to possession by the devil, but we live in the real world and this phenomenon has a scientific explanation. Reports of patients from the eyes flow tears of blood, have been published in Newspapers many times and scientists know the approximate causes of this phenomenon.
The Phenomenon of the human eye are flowing tears of blood, called a haemolacria. The color of the emitted fluid is not necessarily bright red. Cheeks patients can flow as slightly colored and saturated red with tears. In some cases, this unusual and very rare phenomenon is accompanied by bleeding from the nose and even the scalp. Also, there are cases when haemolacria people have a headache.
Some species of lizards allowed from his eyes a stream of blood to scare predators
Researchers know several of the probable causes of the bleeding eyes. Sometimes the blood appears because of damage to the lacrimal glands, which are located on the front of the eye and responsible for producing tears. Allocated liquid man and animals need for wetting the surface of the eye and their .
Few people know About it, but there are three types of lacrimal glands:the
the main lacrimal gland, located at the edges of the eye near the nose;
incremental lacrimal gland Wolfring, which 8 pieces are arranged in a covering the inner side of the eyelid tissue;
incremental lacrimal gland of Krause that the number 42-96 pieces located above the inner side of the eyelids.
Also, there are cases when haemolacria arose due to eye infections and hormonal failures — for example, during menstruation in women.
the Main lacrimal gland of human eye
According to mother of the 14-year-old girl, the blood from his eyes went from a baby painless, just suddenly began to flow and all.
I fear for the health of my daughter. The blood flowing from her eyes, terrible. Hopefully in the future such incidents will not happen, she shared during a conversation with the ophthalmologist who examined the girl.
During the examination, doctors found no signs of trauma and oddities in her blood. Even in the hospital, the girl from time to time continued to cry tears of blood. In the medical literature describes several cases of bleeding eyes, and in the case of a girl, this phenomenon could be linked with the beginning of menstruation. Why during menstruation women may leak bloody tears, unknown to scientists — just of the story was such a match. Just here to associate menstruation and haemolacria in the case of a child, doctors still could not — for the beginning of the month she is too young.
the girl with tears of blood
But in the case of a 14-year-old girl named Twinkle Dwivedi (Twinkle Dwivedi), a hormonal imbalance could provoke tears of blood. This was the case ten years ago and talked about it, even made a documentary "The Girl Who Cries Blood".
There is Also a case from 1991, when researchers studied tears 125 healthy women. In tears some of the volunteers, the researchers found particles of blood, but there were so few that they were externally invisible. Almost all of them were active menstrual cycle — so the relationship between the tears of blood and menstruation in women, is still there.
In General, figuring out causes of blood in human tears — a very difficult task, full of contradictions. What was the cause of the trouble 14-year-old girls, researchers are still not clear. However, they claim that the reasons for special experiences there. Bloody tears can disappear as quickly as it appeared.
In Addition to haemolacria, in medicine, there is another interesting term — hematohidrosis. This word means the appearance of the man bloody sweat. About this unusual phenomenon in 2017, wrote my colleague Ilya Hel. It highly , so I strongly recommend to see it!
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