Matthew Perry reveals he’s been in the hospital for 3 months

Matthew Perry revealed on Friday that he has been in a hospital bed for the past three months.

Last month, a spokeswoman for the Friends actor said he underwent an operation in Los Angeles for a “gastrointestinal perforation” and was “grateful for the concern and asks for continued privacy as he heals.”

“Three months in a hospital bed. Check,” the 49-year-old actor wrote on Twitter.

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People reported on Saturday that Perry was “going home finally.”

According to The Mayo Clinic, a gastrointestinal perforation means that a hole appeared somewhere in his gastrointestinal system, possibly from some other unrelated health issue or trauma.

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The Mayo Clinic says that the whole thing can lead to various life-threatening infections if left untreated. Symptoms can include severe abdominal pain.

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Perry has previously opened up about his struggles with alcohol.

“I couldn’t stop,” Perry revealed to People in 2013.

He continued: “Eventually things got so bad that I couldn’t hide it, and then everybody knew.”

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