Hillary Clinton, the Democratic nominee for President, whose campaign has been plagued by questions regarding her health status, released a detailed report, Wednesday, on her recently diagnosed pneumonia, which led her to passed out after leaving the 9/11 event in New York. The new information on Clinton came from her physician, Dr. Lisa Bardack, who both wrote the letter about her health last year and was the doctor who diagnosed Clinton with pneumonia on Friday.
In the letter, Dr. Bardack stated that she’s examined Clinton multiple times since then, as recently as Wednesday. The statement also detailed the type of pneumonia Clinton had, her medical condition now and some of her history. Secretary Clinton was diagnosed with a bacterial pneumonia which is not contiguous, which was discovered through a CAT scan after a lingering cough that Clinton suffered from in recent weeks.
According to statement, Dr, Bardack also stated that Clinton has been treated this year for a sinus and ear infection she developed in January. In order to drain fluid from her left ear and relieve her symptoms, Clinton had a myringotomy tube placed in her ear in January by an ear, nose and throat (ENT) doctor. The statement also said that, “Further follow-up evaluation with a CT scan of her brain and sinuses was done in March of 2016.” Continuing the statement said that “This scan showed no abnormalities of the brain and mild chronic sinusitis. Her symptoms resolved and she continued symptom-free for the next six months.”
Dr. Bardack also included the medications that Clinton takes such as Levaquin, Armor Thyroid, Coumadin, Clarinex and B-12 as needed. It was also stated that Clinton’s vaccinations are up to date, and she has had a normal mammogram and breast ultrasound. Clinton’s blood pressure at her last examination was 100/70 and her temperature was 97.8 degrees
In the conclusion, Dr. Bardack stated that, “My overall impression is that Mrs. Clinton has remained healthy and has not developed new medical conditions this year other than a sinus and ear infection and her recently diagnosed pneumonia.” Concluding the doctor stated that Hillary Clinton, “fit to serve as President of the United States.”
In related news Donald Trump released his recent physical findings which showed Donald Trump is also fit, takes cholesterol medication and that he wishes he could lose about 15 to 20 pounds but that being on the campaign trail makes that next to impossible. The physical finding was released on an appearance on the Dr. Oz show which is set to air Thursday.