Travis Barker speaks out after hospitalization

Travis Barker has confirmed reports that “life-threatening pancreatitis” played a role in his recent hospitalization.

“I went for an endoscopy on Monday and felt great. But after dinner I got excruciating pain and I’ve been hospitalized ever since,” he revealed via his Instagram Stories on Saturday.

He went on to say he had a “small polyp” removed in a “highly sensitive area commonly treated by specialists, which unfortunately damaged a critical pancreatic drainage tube. This resulted in life-threatening pancreatitis.”

“I’m so very grateful that I’m much better now with intensive treatment,” he concluded, adding a prayer emoji.

Wife Kourtney Kardashian also shared a statement about her husband’s health concerns.

“Travis and I went together for a routine endoscopy and he ended up with severe, life-threatening pancreatitis.”

She continued: “I am so grateful to our specialists, doctors and nurses at Cedars Sinai for taking such good care of my husband and me during our stay.”

As previously reported by Page Six, the Blink-182 drummer was first rushed to West Hills Hospital and Medical Center on Tuesday before being transported to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles for additional care. Kardashian, 43, stood by his side.

Kourtney Kardashian statement.
Wife Kourtney Kardashian also spoke out about Barker’s health issues.
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Several family members wish the musician the best since his hospitalization, including daughter Alabama, 16, who updated her social media followers about Barker’s condition with a clip from his room.

“Please say a prayer,” the teen captioned her TikTok post, adding singer Paravi Das’ cover of Beach Bunny’s song “Cloud 9” to the video.

Los Angeles, CA - *PREMIUM-EXCLUSIVE* - *EXCLUSIVE* - Kourtney Kardashian is seen this afternoon by Travis Barker as he is taken by ambulance to Cedar Sinai Hospital.  Kourtney dress in black sweat is seen next to medical personnel carrying Travis on a West Hills Medical stretcher. It was unclear what exactly had happened and what he was being treated for, but it was clear that the situation was serious enough to require immediate medical attention to warrant attention.  Travis can be seen lying on the stretcher wheeled out of the ambulance, holding up his right hand and showing his unmistakable skull tattoo.  Kourtney's security team followed him in a black Range Rover and followed the ambulance as they arrived.  Both ambulance and car entered through the wrong area and were redirected by hospital staff to another entrance.
Kourtney Kardashian, in black hoodie, is seen by Travis Barker’s side as he is rushed to Cedar Sinai Hospital on Tuesday.
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Travis Barker holding hands with Alabama Barker as he lies on a stretcher.
The teen did not elaborate on her father’s hospital stay in the clip posted and deleted.
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Barker and Kardashian
Barker and Kardashian married in May.
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Barker also received love from ex-wife and Alabama’s mother, Shanna Moakler, who this week told Page Six, “I pray for a speedy recovery and for the comfort of my children as I know they are very concerned and concerned.

“I know he will do it again with his support system,” she added. “I will always be there for him and my children.”

While the women in Barker’s life shared their concerns about the rocker, son Landon, 18, has yet to publicly raise his father’s medical fears.

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