Tuesday, 29 December 2015

The Beautiful Teenager Who Cries Blood.

Hopes ... teen's family pray that by telling her story a cure may be found

Marnie Harvie, 16, is thought to be the only person in the UK, and possibly the world, with the frightening symptoms.

Doctors are baffled by the bleeding — which starts without warning and can happen up to five times a day.Marnie, from Stoke-on-Trent, said: “I never know when it’s going to happen and I don’t like scaring people.

Traumatising ... Marnie seeps from the eye

“When the bleeding comes it burns if I dab it with a tissue. I have to let it happen until it stops, which normally takes about half an hour.”
Marnie started coughing up blood following a chesty cough in February 2013.

She explained: “For the following two years I was back and forth to Staffordshire hospital for blood tests but they all came back clear.”

Streaming ... Marnie can bleed up to five times a day

Marnie admitted: “I was so scared. I used to go out with my friends every day but I became too scared to leave the house.

“I had to leave Facebook because people started rumours I had Ebola. I could hide my bleeding eyes behind sunglasses in the summer but I can’t do that now so I stay at home.”

Painful ... 16-year-old suffers from migraine-like headaches but has  clean bill of health

'Life on hold' ... Marnie Harvie was an active teenager until mystery bleeding began