Phillip Phillips Health Problems - Kidney Surgery for American Idol Hopeful?
Phillip Phillips health problems - could a kidney issue keep American Idol hopeful from competing in the finals?
American idol finalist Phillip Phillips has been having some serious kidney problems and is trying to hold off on any major surgery until the American idol finals coming up this week.
He has a blockage caused by kidney stones and is in a lot of pain.
A report indicates he had minor surgery to help alleviate the condition until he can go have a more serious surgery he needs to correct the problem.
According to a report by TMZ, the Georgia native's kidney problems have gotten worse since March and he is now really struggling.
He is trying to hold off on any more surgery until after the finals - coming up this week - as the recovery time for the surgery is at least 6 weeks and he would obviously miss the competition.
"Phillip's condition is taking its toll -- we're told the medication causes dry mouth, and it's had some impact on his singing."
Though experts have advised he seek help immediately, Phillips has chosen to hold off until the Season 11 winner is chosen this week.
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