What is Hematohidrosis?
Hematohidrosis is a very rare condition where one sweats blood.
What are the symptoms of Hematohidrosis?
- Sweating blood
- Bloody tears when crying
- Bleeding from the nose, ears, or other skin surfaces
It is suggested that symptoms appear during times of anxiety, emotional stress, or fear.
What causes Hematohidrosis?
The cause is currently unknown.
How is Hematohidrosis diagnosed?
Diagnostic tests include checking blood and platelet count to rule out possible bleeding disorders. Some doctors also order laboratory tests to check kidney and liver function. They may order a urine and stool sample to check for abnormalities. An ultrasound of the abdomen or endoscopy of the gastrointestinal tract can also help rule out other conditions.
What are the treatments for Hematohidrosis?
There is no treatment or cure. Medical experts suggest addressing source of stress or anxiety to stop or mitigate the symptoms manifesting.