Tuesday, September 30, 2008

India: the strange case of the girl who bleeds for no reason...

A girl who spontaneously bleeds from her pores has baffled doctors.

Twinkle Dwivedi, 13, has a disorder which means she loses blood through her skin without being cut or scratched.

The teenager has had to undergo transfusions after pints of it seeped through her eyes, nose, hairline, neck and the soles of her feet.

Sometimes her condition is so bad she wakes up with her entire body covered in dried blood.

Her frantic family have sought help from numerous doctors as well as preachers without success.

'I am desperate to help my daughter,' said her mum Nandani Diwedi, 42.

'We are not superstitious people but we became so desperate. We've been to temples, mosques, churches and sufi saints, but nothing has cured her.' More...

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