Medical personnel in the town of Purranque, Chile have a medical mystery on their hands, one that is getting a lot of attention outside their region.
20-year-old Yaritza Oliva has been crying tears of blood starting a month ago. Much of Oliva’s crying is not voluntary and occurs several times a day, which she describes as a very painful experience.
Oliva’s parents do not have the resources to have the condition further diagnosed and are currently treating the bleeding with eye drops. The family is seeking financial help to take Oliva to a larger city for medical attention.