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First Lady Melania Treated for Benign Kidney, Surgery Successful

First Lady Melania Treated for Benign Kidney, Surgery Successful”

Prior to her hospitalization Monday, Trump appeared outwardly in good health this week.

The first lady underwent the procedure on Monday, and her office said she would likely remain in the hospital for the rest of the week.

Trump, who turned 48 last month, had been experiencing a recurring issue with her kidney that her office describes as benign.

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The president started his day by tweeting an update on the first lady early Tuesday morning, saying she would be leaving the hospital in "2 or 3 days".

"Melania Trump underwent an embolization procedure to treat a benign kidney issue", the statement said.

President Trump spoke with his wife before the procedure and talked to the doctor after it was completed.

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President Trump visited the first lady for over an hour on Monday evening before returning to the White House through a thunder and lightning storm.

President Trump made an unscheduled visit to check on First Lady Melania Trump in the hospital Tuesday afternoon.

The "treatment of choice" is to cut off the blood supply to shrink the growth, said Dr Lambros Stamatakis of MedStar Washington Hospital Center. They have a 12-year-old son, Barron. Doctors do that with an embolisation - snaking a catheter into the blood vessels of the kidney to find the right one and block it. Trump has acknowledged reimbursing his lawyer for the payment to porn star Stormy Daniels but denies her allegations.

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