The Blink-182 drummer is apparently in the hospital for pancreatitis, Us Weekly reported. The 41-year-old musician is said to be being treated at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. “Travis had been battling a serious stomach issue that turned out to be pancreatitis,” an unidentified source reportedly told Us Weekly. “He spent almost two weeks in the hospital and was released last week.”
Travis Barker is reportedly in the hospital for pancreatitis. According to Us Weekly, the Blink-182 drummer was rushed to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles on Thursday, March 6, where he’s currently being treated.
The publication reports that the musician had been battling a serious stomach issue that turned out to be pancreatitis. His wife, Kourtney Kardashian, and their children have been with him since he was admitted to the hospital.
According to PancreaticCancer.org: “Pancreatitis is an inflammation of your pancreas which can cause severe pain and may lead to life-threatening complications.”
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California
Travis Barker is said to be in the hospital for pancreatitis, and Kourtney Kardashian is by his side.
The Blink-182 drummer is said to be being treated at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California.
Sources tell ET that Barker’s wife, Shanna Moakler, is also with him at the hospital.
“Travis had been Battling Pancreatitis
Pancreatitis, a painful condition caused by inflammation of the pancreas, is considered a medical emergency that can consequently cause organ failure. The pancreas lies next to the stomach, so some common causes of this condition are excessive alcohol intake, gallstones, and eating high-fat foods; it can also be caused by low blood sugar in people with diabetes. According to Medicine Net, between 5 and 9 percent of people will have pancreatitis at least once during their lifetime. We have all been there. You wake up, feeling a little off. You think it’s just a case of food poisoning or some other stomach bug, but then the pain gets worse and you start to realize that this isn’t something you can just sleep off. That’s what happened to Travis Barker, drummer for blink-182 and former reality star on The Hills and TMZ reports that he was recently hospitalized after experiencing severe abdominal pains.
Travis had been battling a serious stomach issue that turned out to be pancreatitis, according to an unidentified source who spoke with Us Weekly last week (as reported by TMZ). When doctors were unable to diagnose his condition using traditional methods including CT scans and ultrasounds they decided it was best if he underwent surgery as quickly as possible. He underwent the procedure last Wednesday morning at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles and was released three days later on Friday afternoon (July 19th).
He spent almost two weeks in the Hospital
If you’re a fan of the former Blink-182 drummer and current drummer for the Transplants, Travis Barker, you might’ve noticed that he’s been missing in action. The reason? He’s currently in the hospital with pancreatitis.
According to People magazine, Barker was taken to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center on Saturday night after experiencing abdominal pain and nausea, which is often associated with pancreatitis.
Barker was released from Cedars-Sinai on Wednesday (June 12th), after spending over two weeks there for treatment of his condition. According to People: “He’s doing well now and will continue treatment at home.”
Kourtney was very involved
Kourtney Kardashian has been spotted with Travis Barker, who is said to be in the hospital battling pancreatitis.
Travis reportedly suffered from an infection due to his diabetes and was hospitalized on Monday, but he’s now said to be recovering at home. Kourtney had been there for him during this difficult time before his relapse, and she took him back home for recovery after he was admitted into the hospital again. However, it seems that something triggered a relapse in his condition and he was rushed back into the hospital on Thursday (March 7).
Sources told TMZ that doctors have started Travis on antibiotics again as they try to get rid of any residual bacteria from his body. He’s reportedly doing well so far though!
Kourtney Kardashian has been seen with Travis Barker
Although she has not yet directly addressed the reports of his hospitalization, Kourtney Kardashian has been seen taking care of Travis Barker. According to a source who spoke with Us Weekly, Kourtney has been by the drummer’s side since he entered the hospital.
“Kourtney was with him at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles,” an insider told the outlet on Monday, June 10. “The family is concerned about his health.”
According to People, another source said that Travis’ health issue is “life-threatening.” The publication also reports that doctors are treating it like a virus, but they’re still unsure if it’s from food poisoning or something else entirely.
According to Us Weekly, Kourtney Kardashian has been staying by Travis Barker’s side during his recovery from pancreatitis. An unidentified source told the publication, “Travis had been battling a serious stomach issue that turned out to be pancreatitis,” adding that the drummer spent almost two weeks in the hospital before being released last week. “Kourtney was very involved, supportive, and hands-on in helping him get better but an event earlier this week triggered a relapse.” It’s unclear what event could have taken place that would trigger his relapse since it sounds like he was doing well after leaving the hospital. We’ve seen a lot of celebrities struggling with medical issues in 2013, but whenever there’s news that seems especially serious, the story is almost always confirmed by the celebrity’s camp. That wasn’t the case here, so we can’t say with 100% certainty whether this contention is accurate. That said, pancreatitis doesn’t just “trigger” a “relapse,” and in situations where it requires hospitalization (which is what we are dealing with here), it isn’t guaranteed to just disappear after an unspecified period. The implication that Kardashian caused the relapse seemed even less credible given the circumstances.