Her mother abandoned her daughter when the problem worsened, and Zhao is now being raised by her father.
According to her family, the condition has caused a ruckus in the Chinese village of Changshan near Luzhou City, where they live.
However, teachers at the local school made Zhao’s life easier by telling the other kids that her condition was just a mole.
The Mirror reveals how her father, Zhao Lai, is heartbroken at his daughter’s condition.
“It breaks our hearts to see her suffer like this,” he said. “We were told that she couldn’t have any operation anyway until she got to about five. But now she’s old enough we don’t have the money.”
Image credit: Thinkstock