Travis Barker has confirmed that “life-threatening pancreatitis” played a part in his recent hospitalization.
Travis Barker revealed via Instagram, “I went in for an endoscopy Monday feeling great. But after dinner, I developed excruciating pain and have been hospitalized ever since.”
Travis Barker went on to say he had a “small polyp” removed in a “very sensitive area usually handled by specialists, which unfortunately damaged a critical pancreatic drainage tube. this resulted in sever life-threatening pancreatitis.”
Travis Barker concluded, adding a prayer emoji, “I am so very very grateful that with intensive treatment i am currently much better.”
Travis Barker’s wife, Kourtney, also shared a statement on her husband’s health struggles.
“Travis and I went in for a routine endoscopy together and he ended up with severe, life-threatening pancreatitis.”
Kourtney continued,” I’m so so thankful to our specialists, doctors, and nurses at Cedars Sinai for taking such wonderful care of my husband and me during our stay.”
As Page Six previously reported, Travis Barker was first rushed to West Hills Hospital on Tuesday before being transported to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in LA for additional care. Kim was by his side.
Several family members have wished Travis well since his hospitalization, including Travis’s daughter Alabama who kept her social media followers updated on Travis 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.