Travis Barker’s hospital keep prompted by ‘life threatening’ pancreatitis, he says

The alarming hospitalization of Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker on Tuesday was prompted by “life threatening” pancreatitis, he stated Saturday.

Travis Barker and Kourtney Kardashian attend the 2022 Met Gala in Could in New York Metropolis.Dimitrios Kambouris / Getty Photos for The Met Museum/Vogue

Barker, who married Kourtney Kardashian in Could, stated in a submit to social media that he’d had an endoscopy Monday, which included the elimination of a polyp “in a really delicate space, often dealt with by specialists.”

Barker, 46, stated the elimination broken a pancreatic drainage tube.

“This resulted in extreme life threatening pancreatitis,” he stated. Pancreatitis is the extreme irritation in his pancreas, a gland that contributes to digestion.

Barker sought medical consideration Tuesday after creating “excruciating ache” following dinner the night time of the process, and has been hospitalized since, in response to the submit.

“I’m so very very grateful that with intensive remedy I’m presently significantly better,” he stated within the submit.

The day he was hospitalized, Barker tweeted, “God save me.” He didn’t elaborate on whether or not the tweet was in reference to his well being. The time period can be the title of a Machine Gun Kelly music, launched in March, that features a producer credit score for Barker.

On Thursday, Barker’s ex-wife, Shanna Moakler, stated in an announcement, “He’s in nice fingers and surrounded by loving help and one of the best medical groups obtainable and his stunning spouse Kourtney.”

“Travis has a beat the percentages quite a few instances and I do know together with his help system he’ll do it once more,” she stated.

The drummer survived a 2008 South Carolina airplane crash that killed 4 individuals. Fellow survivor DJ AM was discovered useless the subsequent 12 months in a New York Metropolis residence.

Cristian Santana, Diana Dasrath and Kurt Chirbas contributed.