Serena Williams Reveals Her Fear Over Latest Health Trouble


Serena Williams


Interviewed on 'American Today' show, Williams spoke about her terrible fear over recent surgical experience since she was convinced that haematoma was 'something else' in her stomach.

Serena Williams feared the worst when she was rushed to hospital for emergency surgery last week, because the tennis superstar was convinced the haematoma was "something else". The sports star went under the knife at Los Angeles' Cedars-Sinai Medical Center on February 28 after a haemorrhage caused a pooling of blood in her stomach.

The medical drama occurred a week after she was treated for a blood clot in her lungs, stemming from a foot injury sustained last summer. Williams admits her latest health scare had her wracked with nerves.

Appearing on "America's Today" show on Wednesday, March 9, she says, "I developed a large haematoma in my stomach, and I was really nervous because I thought it was something else...What started out as a golf ball ended up the size of a great (mass) in my stomach, so I had to get a drain and when I got there (to the hospital) they said they couldn't drain it and had to surgically remove it."

And Williams reveals her health troubles are far from over: "I still have several clots in my lung and they're just there, they have to eventually dissolve, so I'm just taking it one day at a time. My lungs are fairly healthy, and (I'm) just on the road to recovery." The tennis player, 29, has been on hiatus since hurting her foot last year. She aims to be back on the court by this summer.

© AceShowbiz.com


MORE FROM NEWS

Leave a Comment

Required fields are marked with *

   

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Report: Drake Is Actually Gay and His Rihanna Romance Is Fake
  2. Audrina Patridge Shares Sweet Photo of Her Breastfeeding Her Daughter
  3. Did Faith Evans Just Expose Her Vagina in Front of the Crowd? See the Evidence!
  4. Rob Kardashian Tweets Kylie's Number as He Blasts His Family for Snubbing Blac Chyna
  5. North West Serves as Flower Girl at a Wedding and Dances Adorably at the Party
  6. Angelina Jolie Reportedly Turns to Johnny Depp Amid Brad Pitt Divorce
  7. Orlando Bloom and Malin Akerman Have Steamy Threesome on Netflix's 'Easy'
  8. Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie Do Have a Pre-Nup. So, Who's the Big Winner?
  9. Taylor Swift Debuts New Haircut, Parties With Gwyneth Paltrow, Mick Jagger at Liberty Ross' Birthday
  10. Cathriona White's Letter Reveals Jim Carrey Called Her a 'Whore' and Gave Her STDs

CELEBS PHOTO