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August Alsina was recently hospitalized after he was unable to walk or feel his legs. The singer posted on Instagram, keeping fans up to date of his health condition. In 2017, August revealed that he suffered from a severe autoimmune liver disease. One that both his father passed away from.
In the Instagram post, August tells fans he woke up one morning unable to walk and he is currently in the hospital under doctors ordered to get a few test done. He says he has nerve damage throughout his body and will need to do rehab.
“We’re doing a bunch of tests and they’re saying I have some nerve damage going on throughout my body,” August explains. “It’s like my immune system went on vacation. So, I’m just waiting on it to come back and we can get together and it can do what it do, man.”
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Hiiii guys!! 😂It’s me, being my most awesome, weirdly great self. 🤦🏽♂️I’m here with the stitch 🗣 & to also apologize for not being able to make the essence fest gig last night. I take my career & your time very seriously & the fact that you guys show up for me, endlessly. Means the world! I’m man down right now, & figured I should share.. that My auto immune disease is raging, but im fighting this thing & on my mission to shake back & beable to make it up to you! I got so much 🎶NEW NEW🎶 to share w/ you!!!..& Big Love to give. ❤️ Big Life, Big Dreams & every peaceful thing to you! Less stress, More Love, More Rest, & Jah Bless. 🙏🏽 know that HE’s got you even when it all feels too complex. 👁⚡️🙏🏽