Travis Barker is opening up about his health which resulted in him being rushed to the hospital. The 46-year-old revealed on his Instagram Story on Saturday that the pain he suffered resulted in “severe life-threatening pancreatitis.”
“I was feeling great for an endoscopy on Monday,” the Blink-182 drummer wrote on his Instagram Story. “But after dinner, I felt excruciating pain and have been hospitalized ever since. During an endoscopy, I had a very small polyp removed in a very sensitive area, which was usually handled by specialists. Unfortunately a vital pancreatic drainage tube was damaged. This resulted in severe life-threatening pancreatitis.”
Similarly, Kourtney Kardashian also took to her Instagram story and opened up about the horror episode.
“Oh what a scary and emotional week it has been,” she wrote on her story. “Our health is everything and sometimes we take for granted how quickly this can change. Travis and I went in for routine endoscopy together and he ended up with severe, life-threatening pancreatitis.
Barker, who appears to have been hospitalized, said he was “very grateful that with intensive treatment” he was feeling much better.
Photos surfaced Tuesday, showing Kourtney by Barker’s side as he arrived at West Hills Hospital that morning, before he was taken by ambulance to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center for additional care.
A source told ET, “Travis was sick and had a severe stomach ache and it really worried him and Kourtney. He called 911 and was taken to the hospital. To talk to Travis and run several tests. After, the doctors said that Travis is suffering from pancreatitis.”
In a statement to ET, Shanna Moakler thanked fans for their well wishes during Barker’s hospitalization and sent some good thoughts of her own to her ex-husband.
Shanna and the Blink-182 drummer were married from 2004 to 2008 and have two children together – Landon, 18, and Alabama, 16. Travis is also close to Shanna’s 23-year-old daughter Atiana from a previous relationship.
Shanna told ET of Kourtney, “Thanks to everyone who reached out with concern for my ex and the father of my children, I know he is in great hands and with the love of support and the best medical teams available and his beautiful Surrounded by wife Courtney.” , with whom Travis tied the knot earlier this year.
She adds, “I pray for their speedy recovery and the comfort of my children as I know they are very worried and worried.” “Travis has beaten the odds many times over and I know that with his support system he will do it again. I will always be there for him and my kids.”
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