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U.S. Senator Katie Britt Forced to be Hospitalized After Sudden Onset of Unusual Condition

Sen. Katie Britt (R-AL) reportedly revealed in a statement on Monday that she was sent to the hospital over the weekend after rapidly developing facial numbness.

According to Britt, a nerve in her face swelled due to “a post-viral infection,” which was the likely reason of the facial numbness.

Britt stated that after receiving a second medical opinion, the diagnosis was confirmed, and she will now get outpatient care.

“While with my family in Montgomery this past weekend, I experienced a sudden onset of numbness in my face. I was admitted to Baptist Medical Center South for evaluation. Doctors determined that my symptoms were a result of swelling of a facial nerve, most likely caused by a post-viral infection.” Britt said in a statement.

“A specialist from AB has subsequently evaluated me on an outpatient basis and concurred with the prognosis and course of treatment. My condition is not life-threatening, and recovery could take several weeks. I am grateful for the medical professionals providing excellent care, and my family and I are deeply grateful for your prayers.” she continued.

According to the statement, Britt is presently recuperating at home.

In the Alabama Republican Party’s primary runoff contest last year, Britt beat Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL).

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