Young woman who can"t cry – because she"s allergic to her own tears

Young woman refuses to cry – because she”s allergic to her own tears Katie is in pain for two hours after every quick shower A young woman has revealed how she can”t watch a weepy film because she”s allergic to her own tears. Katie Dell, 26, is one only about 35 people in the world diagnosed with the rare condition called aquagenic urticaria, which means she is allergic to water. It means she can”t have long soaks in the bath, go swimming, or cry without triggering a painful, burning rash on her skin.