Medical Mystery: The Boy Who Cries Blood

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A teenager from Knoxville, Tennessee will be featured on TLC Wednesday night because of a mysterious condition where he cries tears of blood.

Calvino Inman is 17 and has been crying tears of blood for two years, which has left doctors baffled. Inman is one of only a handful of people around the world who suffers from this condition. Doctors are investigating possible causes of the tears, including tumors and genetic defects.

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Inman was featured on CNN last year, shown in the video below.

He says the condition isn’t painful, but that the tears sometimes burn. (via the Daily Mail)