Evaristo Costa, who was hospitalized in the United Kingdom with Crohn's disease, explains the huge interest among Internet users | news

Evaristo Costa, who was hospitalized in the United Kingdom with Crohn's disease, explains the huge interest among Internet users |  news

Journalist Evaristo Costa, 47, remains in hospital in the United Kingdom after suffering a series of complications related to Crohn's disease. He took to his social networks on Monday (15) to answer one of the most asked questions from his followers on Instagram.

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“One of the questions I get the most is: 'Is the hospital you're at public?' Yes, I am being treated for free in a public hospital, it is owned by the National Health Service, NHS for short, it is in Cambridge, it is home to the Cambridge University School of Medicine, one of the largest science. Centers in the world for health and medical research in Europe and in the United Kingdom. Huge tip”, he explained.

Another netizen questioned whether the journalist had health insurance. “No, I don't have health insurance. I asked my English friend the same question and he replied: 'Why pay for health insurance? I pay into the government and I expect you to be well off. Care by the NHS. Is there a health plan? There is, but “There is no mafia of those health plans, because before going to a private service provided by your plan, you have to go and get referred to a private. Your doctor's health plan. Family, it's owned by the government,” he clarified.

However, “not everything is Alice's world,” said Evaristo. “Are there flaws? There are flaws, for example, I went in through the emergency room. The emergency room is full. But I can safely appreciate the care I receive here these days because I know it and can compare it. I plan monthly to five-star private hospitals in Brazil. Paid, unfortunately, majority of people couldn't pay,” he criticized.

Crohn's disease

Crohn's disease is a chronic gastrointestinal syndrome that usually affects the small intestine and colon, but can also affect other parts of the gastrointestinal tract. Considered a serious and risk factor for bowel cancer, no specific cause for the development of this condition has been identified. The disease can affect people of any age, but is more common in the 20s to 30s.

Symptoms of Crohn's disease are similar to conditions affecting the gastrointestinal tract. Therefore, it is important to see a doctor who will carry out the necessary tests to make a diagnosis. The main symptoms are chronic diarrhea, abdominal pain, fever, weight loss, rectal bleeding, fistulas (small channels that incorrectly connect parts of the intestine).

In addition, in some cases, Crohn's disease can occur with symptoms unrelated to the gastrointestinal tract, such as gout, canker sores, inflammation, red, sore and light-sensitive eyes, rash or pain, and growth of red fungus. Diseases in legs..

There is no definitive cure for Crohn's disease. Treatment is aimed at controlling inflammation due to the risk of developing more serious gastrointestinal conditions.

Evaristo Costa detailed signs on Instagram – Photo: Reproduction/Instagram

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