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Dilip Kumar’s health improving, could be shifted to normal ward

Dilip Kumar was admitted to Lilavati Hospital on Wednesday, August 2nd, due to dehydration and urinary tract infection. The actor who is being treated by cardiologist Nitin Gokhale and nephrologist Arun Shah, is showing signs of improvement, however, nothing can be said about when he would be fit to go home.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi |
Updated: August 7, 2017 7:58:04 am
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Legendary actor Dilip Kumar, who is undergoing treatment for kidney-related problems, is constantly showing signs of improvement. The 96-year-old actor was admitted at the Lilavati hospital on Wednesday evening due to dehydration and urinary tract infection. However, now the officials from the hospital say that he is coming back to normal and can soon be shifted to normal ward from the intensive care unit (ICU).

“Dilip Kumar health is improving and he could soon be shifted to a normal ward from the intensive care unit (ICU),” said Dr Ravishankar, CEO, Lilavati Hospital.

Earlier, the officials from the hospital had said that the actor is stable and steadily improving. “Creatinine level has also been coming down. He is passing urine, he is not on the ventilator, he is not on dialysis either and he is doing well. It’s very difficult to say when he will be get discharged but it will take some more time,” a statement from the hospital read.

Today, the actor’s team took to Twitter and thanked Dilip Kumar’s fans for their constant prayers for the betterment of the actor. “Dilip Saab is doing much better now. Please remember him in your prayers. The excellent team of doctors and staff of Lilavati Hospital along with Saira Baaji are caring for Dilip Saab 24×7.”

Earlier, Ajay Kumar Pande, Vice President, Lilavati Hospital told IANS, “He is stable, he has no fever, no breathlessness, he is conscious, he has eaten certain food prescribed by the doctors, his creatinine level is lower and his urine output is better, which is a good sign. We’re not thinking about that because his creatinine level is lower and urine output has improved. These are positive things.”

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First published on: 06-08-2017 at 12:44:29 pm

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