Travis BarkerHe is recovering from a recent medical emergency.
On June 28, the Blink-182 musician was brought by ambulance to a hospital in Los Angeles with wife Kourtney Kardashian by his side. Following his medical emergency, Travis shared an update with fans about his health on July 2.
“I went in for an endoscopy Monday feeling great. But after dinner, I developed excruciating pain and have been hospitalized ever since,”His writings were published by him. Instagram Story. “During the endoscopy, I had a very small polyp removed right in a very sensitive area, usually handled by specialists, which unfortunately damaged a critical pancreatic drainage tube. This resulted in severe life threatening pancreatitis.”
Travis said, “I am so very very grateful that with intensive treatment I am currently much better.”
What is an endoscopy, and how does it work?
During a endoscopy, doctor passes an endoscope, or flexible tube with a camera, down a person’s esophagus and into their stomach to examine the lining of their upper GI tract. According to the doctor, small amounts of tissue may be removed during the procedure. National Institute of Health.