25 Most Painful Diseases You Wouldn’t Want to Have

#21 – Water Allergy

Believe it or not, but there are people in the world who are allergic to water and as such they are unable to swim, shower, bathe, and even cry. This bizarre allergy to water is formally known as Aquagenic Urticaria. People who suffer from Aquagenic Urticaria are allergic to any type of water, including their own tears.

Little is known about this bizarre allergy because only a few people were confirmed to suffer from it. One of such people is a British woman called Micaela Dutton. Her odd allergy to water made her unable take proper care of her son in terms of bathing him or soothing him while he’s crying. Micaela explains that a single drop of water on her skin can cause a painful rash that lasts for a couple of weeks.