- President Rodrigo Duterte gave an update regarding his current health condition
- He said that he was advised by the doctor to stop drinking alcohol
- The doctor told him that his Barrett’s esophagus is nearing stage one cancer
- The Barrett’s esophagus that was diagnosed from President Duterte could have been from his GERD
President Rodrigo Duterte admitted that he is now barred by his doctor from drinking alcohol.
KAMI learned that President Duterte’s Barrett’s esophagus is now getting worse.
In a report by Inquirer (authored by Gabriel Pabico Lalu), President Duterte revealed his current health condition when he addressed the nation.
“May pera ka naman, hindi ka na makakain. Kaya sabi ng doktor, huwag kang kumain ng taba kasi mamatay ka. ‘Ikaw Duterte, huwag ka nang uminom kasi ‘yang Barrett mo nearing stage one ka sa cancer.’ So hindi na rin.”
According to a report by Manila Bulletin, GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) may cause Barrett’s esophagus. This may also develop esophageal adenocarcinoma, a rare form of cancer.
As reported by GMA News Online, President Duterte already admitted he has several illnesses such as GERD, Buerger’s disease, spinal issues, migraines, and myasthenia gravis.
The 75-year-old President is the only septuagenarian and the oldest to ever assume the post at the age of 71.
However, Senator Bong Go and the Palace maintained that the President is still healthy and capable of leading the country.
Many OPM artists will be reuniting to make an online concert for President Rodrigo Duterte. They said that they want to sing for the President who looks “very tired.”
Earlier, President Duterte threatened PhilHealth officials who are involved in the alleged P15 billion corruption.
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