We’ve all heard of the common cold, but what about the rare and bizarre disease no one has heard of? There are, unfortunately, a handful of rare syndromes and diseases plaguing certain people today. With symptoms from skin lesions to facial abnormalities without a known cause, doctors struggle to treat many of them. But what are these horrific diseases? Here are 25 Truly Bizarre Diseases Science Can’t Explain.
Persistent Genital Arousal Disorder
People who have Persistent Genital Arousal Disorder are consistently and frequently aroused even when there is no reason. These symptoms can last for months and can seriously affect the person’s daily life. While there could be a number of causes for PGAD, doctors often have trouble finding a specific cause, making it difficult to diagnose.
Alice in Wonderland Syndrome
Alice in Wonderland Syndrome is a fascinating disease where a person feels like they are growing or getting smaller within a room. Other believe the room is growing or shrinking rather than the person themselves. Doctors believe head trauma, epilepsy, or migraine symptoms in adults are the most likely to bring on Alice in Wonderland Syndrome.
Moebius Syndrome is a neurological disorder that affects a persons ability to make facial movements. They are unable to smile, frown, or make lateral eye movements. Doctors believe environmental and genetic factors play a part but overall are unsure what causes the disease.
Bleeding Calf Syndrome
Bleeding Calf Syndrome is a relatively new disease first diagnosed in the United Kingdom. Calves with the disease show symptoms of a high fever and bleeding out of their intact skin. Those with the disease almost always die. Scientists are actively investigating the cause.
Working Hand Syndrome
Working Hand Syndrome is a strange disease where people experience pain, numbness, tingling, and burning sensations that increase during the night. All studies of patients have shown no muscle or nerve damage, making the cause a mystery.