10 Strange And Bizarre Medical Conditions That You May Think Are Not Real

There are many mysteries surrounding the human body both known and unknown. Disease especially manifest in ways that can range from weird to bizarre. There are several strange medical conditions that still perplex doctors even today and though there is still documented fact about the disease, efficient cures are still a matter of research.

10 Dermatographia

This is a skin disorder that causes welts on the skin when scratched. Marks appear in 30 minutes and the condition is known as skin writing. Scratches usually appear red and raised like hives. Sometimes in severe cases, the itching and welts can remain for several hours to days. The main cause is due to excessive histamine release by mast cells to the skin’s surface. Such a condition can be trigger by stress, synthetic clothes, watches, friction and allergies. It can be treated with antihistamines.

Dermatographia

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9 Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) caused by defective collagen is a variety of different genetic disorders that causes hyper elastic skin. It can also result in deformed fingers and other painful defects. Collagen is necessary strength of body tissue but no collagen at all will result in elastic skin and blood vessels causing what are known as Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome. Hypermobility of body parts can make it painful and difficult to perform regular tasks.

Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

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