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Travis Barker says he’s much better after ‘life threatening’ bout with pancreatitis



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Travis Barker and his spouse, Kourtney Kardashian, have up to date followers on the medical emergency that landed him in the hospital this week.

In an Instagram story Saturday, Barker, 46, stated he was feeling “a lot better” after a “life threatening” bout with pancreatitis.

“I went in for an endoscopy Monday feeling nice. However after dinner, I developed excruciating ache and have been hospitalized ever since,” the Blink-182 drummer wrote. “Through the endoscopy, I had a really small polyp eliminated proper in a really delicate space, normally dealt with by specialists, which sadly broken a vital pancreatic drainage tube. This resulted in extreme life threatening pancreatitis.”

He concluded: “I’m so grateful that with intensive remedy I’m at present a lot better.”

It was beforehand reported that Barker’s pancreatitis was the results of a colonoscopy, not an endoscopy. An endoscopy “is a process used to visually look at your higher digestive system with a tiny digicam on the top of a protracted, versatile tube,” according to the Mayo Clinic.

Kardashian additionally weighed in Saturday in regards to the “scary and emotional week” she has had.

“Our well being is all the things and typically we take without any consideration how rapidly it will possibly change,” she wrote in a separate Instagram story.

“I’m so grateful to God for therapeutic my husband, for your entire prayers for him and for us, for the overwhelming outpouring of affection and help. I’m so touched and appreciative,” wrote Kardashian, 43, who married Barker in Might in an elaborate ceremony in Portofino, Italy, and will be seen within the Hulu actuality collection “The Kardashians.”

She thanked the “specialists, medical doctors and nurses at Cedars Sinai for taking such fantastic care of my husband and me throughout our keep.”

“It’s loopy how typically phrases might by no means really categorical the gratitude or emotions I’ve within me,” she stated, then shared a quote she attributed to the Persian poet Rumi: “I closed my eyes and spoke with you in a thousand silent methods”.

Barker was taken to West Hills Hospital and Medical Middle, transferring later to Cedars-Sinai Medical Middle in L.A. Photographs printed by TMZ confirmed Barker in a stretcher with Kardashian by his aspect.

Barker’s daughter, Alabama Barker, and ex-wife Shanna Moakler additionally shared messages of help and gratitude this week.

Barker has confronted different well being scares. In 2008, he survived a plane crash that killed four people and left him with burns over most of his physique. He was additionally hospitalized in 2018 with blood clots, based on People.