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Kris Aquino returns to Singapore for more medical tests

By: - Reporter
/ 09:47 PM January 06, 2019
Kris Aquino and Bimby

Kris Aquino and son Bimby (Photo from Instagram / @krisaquino)

MANILA, Philippines — Queen of all Media Kris Aquino, with her youngest son Bimby, is heading to Singapore to undergo more medical tests.

A video posted on her Instagram on Sunday shows her at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 3 holding hands with her son as fans take the opportunity to photograph them.

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The short clip was accompanied by a rendition of Celine Dion’s “Because You Loved Me” as performed by Mark Bautista.

In a separate post, Aquino opened up about her disease and wrote in detail about the state of her health.

She started off her post with a quote: “Stay strong, make them wonder how you’re still smiling.”

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“Stay strong, make them wonder how you’re still smiling.” i don’t want doctors who have been compassionate towards me to later on be questioned. Before we fly, may i clearly state: i have severe allergies (most dangerous of all my conditions because of anaphylaxis meaning magsasara ang air passages & hindi na ko makakahinga); hypertension (mostly under control except the week before & the first 3 days of my menstrual period); migraines (problematic to treat because of my NSAID allergy); chronic spontaneous urticaria (taking 5 different antihistamines daily, EpiPen on standby & diphenhydramine shots for when “nagmapa na ang hives”); and fibromyalgia. we are flying for more tests to determine why i have symptoms & blood test results seeming to confirm 2 autoimmune disorders SLE (a form of Lupus) and Thyroiditis (no matter the skill of my makeup artists, my right eyeball is protruding, the iris is much bigger and there’s pronounced hollowing in my neck, some of you commented on a previous post that there was a visible lump, i didn’t catch that & blamed myself for not having worn something covering my neck). The problem is the weight loss which runs counter to both conditions because both lupus & hypothyroidism (my blood panel indicates hypo not hyper) should be making me bloat- before writing this i weighed myself, i am 63.5 inches tall (or short)/ 161.3 in cm; i now weigh 113 lbs or 51.25 kilos. My weight had been in the 127 to 135 lbs range (57.6 to 61.2 kilos)- in my work, 120 to 122 lbs (55 kilos) would be ideal. i wrote this because i still vividly recall how courageous my mom was when stage 4 cancer was her diagnosis. i am not typical, and i choose to reveal ALL rather than have half truths & lies spread about me. we are flying to Singapore because i am also doing a drug/medicine challenge test. Everything, especially those needed in any emergency procedure or operation and for post op care, will be tested with an emergency medical team on standby. Only after i get through that will i do my other tests. nothing added & nothing subtracted. #mytruth

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In her post, Aquino said she was flying to Singapore “for more tests to determine why i have symptoms & blood test results seeming to confirm 2 autoimmune disorders SLE (a form of Lupus) and Thyroiditis” as well as undergo a “drug/medicine challenge test.”

“Everything, especially those needed in any emergency procedure or operation and for post op care, will be tested with an emergency medical team on standby. Only after i get through that will i do my other tests,” she added.

In October 2018, Aquino flew to Singapore to undergo medical testing, which indicated that she was suffering from an autoimmune disease.

READ: Kris Aquino receives final diagnosis, reveals she has autoimmune disease

The multimedia star said that she decided to write about her disease and open up about it as she could still “vividly recall how courageous my mom was when stage 4 cancer was her diagnosis.”

Her mother, former President Cory Aquino, passed away on Aug. 1, 2009 after battling colon cancer.

READ: LOOK: Kris Aquino remembers mom Cory on her 9th death anniversary

“i am not typical, and i choose to reveal ALL rather than have half truths & lies spread about me,” she said.

She then ended her post with the words: “nothing added & nothing subtracted. #mytruth.” /atm

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