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Nadia Montenegro revealed that John Regala’s liver is now secure, days after the latter was brought to the Nationwide Kidney Transplant Institute (NKTI) on account of well being points.
Regala beforehand disclosed that he’s affected by liver cirrhosis. In line with the American Liver Basis, cirrhosis is “the scarring of the liver – exhausting scar tissue replaces tender wholesome tissue.”
“Extreme gout can be one among John’s issues proper now,” she mentioned in an Instagram put up Friday, Aug. 7.
Montenegro shared that he has undergone a check for his knee. She defined that medical professionals carried out arthrocentesis on Regala to see if his proper knee is contaminated or not. The mentioned process used a needle to attract fluid from his knee.
“If check outcomes present that his knee shouldn’t be contaminated, John can obtain steroids for joint ache,” Montenegro mentioned.
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‼️UPDATE #5 ON JOHN REGALA’S CURRENT CONDITION (as of August 7, 2020) Yesterday, John underwent arthrocentesis (used a needle to aspirate fluid from the right knee). Doctors submitted the fluid for tests to check if knee is infected or not. If test results show that his knee is not infected, John can receive steroids for joint pain. John is currently still taking antibiotics. For John’s pain, he is undergoing pain management on board with anesthesiologists taking care of the pain medications that can be given to him as of the moment. When doctor made his rounds this morning, these were his observations: Awake; slurred speech (from previous stroke) Pain bilateral knee Fair appetite No fever; no cough No difficulty of breathing no chest pain No abdominal pain No jaundice (yellow coloring of the skin) Presently, we are awaiting remaining tests from the fluid taken from John’s knee to determine if it is safe to administer steroids. Also, according to John’s doctor, his liver is stable. Severe gout is also one of John’s problems right now. Awaiting further updates and if (and when) he is scheduled for more tests. Please keep on praying for John’s health and recovery. We will continue to update everyone on John’s condition and hopeful improvement. We are extremely thankful to everyone — friends and even strangers — who reached out, sent prayers, and donated (in cash and in kind) to help John get better. John sends his love and gratitude to all of you. ❤️❤️❤️🙏🙏🙏
She famous too that Regala continues to be taking antibiotics and is present process ache administration with anesthesiologists who administer ache drugs to him.
A health care provider noticed that although Regala has slurred speech on account of a earlier stroke and has bilateral knee ache, he has a good urge for food. The actor additionally has no fever, cough, issue with respiration, stomach ache and jaundice, or yellow coloring of the pores and skin, as of Aug. 7.
“Presently, we’re awaiting remaining assessments from the fluid taken from John’s knee to find out whether it is protected to manage steroids,” Montenegro reiterated.
Montenegro is now ready for different updates and if Regala has to endure extra assessments. She then appealed to her followers to proceed praying for Regala’s restoration.
Montenegro assured that she would hold everybody up to date on Regala’s well being and thanked those that donated to assist him get higher. Montenegro, actor Chuckie Dreyfus and veteran leisure author Aster Amoyo have arrange a crowdfunding campaign to assist cowl the bills for Regala’s restoration.
Regala made headlines after he was seen by a food delivery driver alongside Barangay 183 in Pasay Metropolis final month. NVG
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