When 17-year-old Marnie-Rae Harvey woke up with blood in her eyes in July 2015, she did what any normal person would do and rushed to the hospital. Several doctors later, no one can figure out what caused the bleeding or how to stop it.
Marnie-Rae, who lives in Stroke-on-Trent, England, suffers bleeding spells that'll last for weeks at a time, typically coming out of her eyes and ears, though sometimes from her gums, scalp, fingernails and tongue.
According to Cosmopolitan, the young woman has seen pediatricians, hematologists, neurologists, gynecologists and eye specialists in the hopes of finding a cure to her mysterious problem.
None of the specialists, however, have been able to successfully remedy her situation. https://instagram.com/p/_3zZNshdUV/embed/
So far, doctors have come to the conclusion Marnie-Rae has a weakened immune system, but other than that, no one has been able to diagnose her. While some have referred to her condition as "haemolacria," which means "tears of blood," no one knows why some people suffer from it.
In the meantime, she continues to bleed from her eyes practically nonstop. According to Marnie-Rae,
Currently, doctors are treating her with injections typically used for patients with endometriosis. While this specific medication comes with a 60 to 70 percent chance of infertility, Marnie-Rae is willing to take the risk. She said,