Coronation Street actor, Gareth Berliner, is hospitalized with sepsis while isolated
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The Coronation Street star, Gareth Berliner, was hospitalized with sepsis.
The actor, who plays Macca Hibbs on the ITV soap, shared the news with his 2,300 fans on Instagram in the early hours of Friday morning.
Gareth, who suffers from Crohn's disease, shared a snap of himself in a hospital bed while updating his followers.
Poorly: the Coronation Street star, Gareth Berliner, was hospitalized in the early hours of Friday morning with sepsis
Named after: "Well, I was taken to the hospital from the ambulance to 1 am as a result of a certain amount of sepsis with the terrible Rygors while I was connected and infusing Saline.
"He wasn't even pumping so fast. Vomiting and intestinal disorders and temp of 39."
He continued: "My neauraphil levels are lower than 1, .98 to be precise and 36 hours before they were at 9.
& # 39; 3 is the bottom of that scale and I am at .98. It means that my already weakened immune system is even weaker. So I was put in isolation … in other words, I have a room all to myself .. I'm happy with that. "
Recovery: The actor, who plays Macca Hibbs in ITV soap, shared the news with his 2,300 fans on Instagram in the early hours of Friday morning
Gareth, who fought Crohn's disease for 30 years, previously opened up about having to take nourishment in his blood through a tube in his chest.
Speaking with The Mirror, he said: "Having sepsis of any kind is an integral part of living with Total Parenteral Nutrition and just one of those things that happen from time to time. I had TPN due to the short bowel syndrome for 19 years.
"I'm fine today … I am simply stuck here and they are investigating what caused the problem. I no longer have a fever and now I am infused with some strong antibiotics to fight whatever insect is messing up my immune system. mobile because I see no reason to join PJ and give up. "
He added: "I do not see the time to find the source of the problem and to return to work as a stand-up and as an actor. Those lines will not be said".
Fans of the star, who is also a stand-up comedian, rushed to the comment section to send him his best wishes.
Support: Fans of the star, who is also a stand-up comedian, rushed to the comment section to send him his best wishes
"Never stop until your last breath, we are all here fighting with you, brother, keep an eye on him" said one person.
While another shared: & # 39; Sending loads of love and virtual strength, you adorable man. & # 39;
With a third person who adds: "Oh friend, all the love in the world that is making your way. Better soon, pal x & # 39;
Gareth has played the bad guy Macca in soap since 2014, with his last appearance in February of this year.
MailOnline contacted ITV for comment.
The soap celebrity: Gareth has played the bad guy Macca in soap since 2014, with his last appearance in February of this year