MYTH OR FACT: Can people really cry tears of blood?


FACT: Tears of blood, or haemolactia, is an extremely rare condition described as bleeding from the eyes. Because it is so rare, not much is known about the condition, but bleeding from the eye could a sign of tumors in the lacrimal sac, located in the groove between your nose and eye socket. Infection of the sac, bacterial conjunctivitis, a ruptured capillary of the eye lid or any other eye vein , possible due to high blood pressure, can also be a cause.


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