Eamonn Holmes shares health update with fans after experiencing the 'worst pain of my life'

Fans and celebrities alike have expressed their concern for Eamonn Holmes

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Eamonn Holmes fans will be pleased to hear that he’s back home safe from hospital after the presenter was struck down with ‘the worst pain’ he’s ever felt. 

Eamonn shared a selfie from his hospital bed, describing to followers his ordeal as “pain like I’ve never experienced in my life”. 

Alongside the Instagram picture, Eamonn wrote, ‘At Hospital. Pain like I've never felt inmy life. Hope they discover the cause. Wish me well folks.’

Eamonn was wearing a mask and a rather grumpy expression in the candid snap, prompting a flurry of comments from concerned followers. 

Many shared their well-wishes with the TV presenter and husband of Ruth Langsford, including a host of celebrities. 

Dermot O’Leary wrote, ‘Sending love, Eamonn’, while Vicky Pattison commented, ‘Feel better soon, Mr.’

Other fans were quick to share their concern, with one writing, ‘Oh Jesus buddy, what’s happening.’ Another said, ‘Oh Eamonn, sending hugs and strength.’ While a third wrote, ‘Oh no! That’s awful. Get well soon. Sending lots of love xx’

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Eamonn’s colleague Charlotte Hawkins confirmed that Eamonn had been admitted to hospital on Friday’s episode of Good Morning Britain, stating that “everyone” was “very worried” about him. 

Charlotte also revealed on-air that while Eamonn visited the hospital for tests, he didn’t stay overnight. 

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Prior to the hospital visit, Eamonn had opened up on Twitter about the ‘chronic pain’ he’d been suffering ‘for years’. He tweeted, “Will have a clearer picture of what’s causing my pain tomorrow but just to say folks like so many of you I’ve lived with variations of chronic pain for years.

‘Don’t allow it to stop me working & next week I’d like to be a voice for many of u & discuss the subject on This Morning.’

He also told fans that he is, ‘proud that my experience has given you a voice and I’m humbled by your various and different experiences & your kindness to me.’

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