Get well soon! Little people, big world star matt roloff revealed that he had a health problem while undergoing a routine upper endoscopy.
“Last week was a bit difficult… underwent what I thought was a routine upper endoscopy to check my esophagus,” Matt, 61, wrote alongside a photo of himself in a hospital bed via from Instagram on Monday, May 22.
An upper endoscopy is a procedure that allows the doctor to look at the upper part of the gastrointestinal tract, which includes the esophagus.
the FTA personality said that things did not “go as planned” and the doctor told his fiancée, caryn [Chandler], that there were “complications”.
“It turns out that I have some unexpected twists and turns that lead to the [stomach]Matt continued. “The good news is…I didn’t need to install the computer chip or monitor! Scary news is more work to be done. The worst news is that I had to take a few days off and go unnoticed.
Despite the health problem, Matt told his fans that “he is back in action today!”
Matt spoke out about the terrifying incident just three months after his son Zach Roloff underwent a emergency bypass surgery.
In February, Tori Roloff took to his Instagram Stories to ask for prayers as Zach, 32, prepared for surgery.
“We found out that Zach’s shunt needs repair and will be operated on in the morning,” Tori, 31, explained at the time.
He noted that doctors said it was “routine surgery, but it’s far from my routine and Zach and I are nervous.” Tori continued, “We think that’s great, but we trust your doctors and their ability and knowledge!”
The mother-of-three gave an update on how Zach was doing two days later. “Not exactly how we saw our week go… Zachary had an emergency shunt check this morning. It’s been a scary 72 hours but he’s doing well and on the mend! Thank you all so much for the prayers with which you have covered us. We feel them!”
“We are incredibly blessed by our team of neurosurgeons and their attention to Zach’s needs!” Tori added. “Thank you to our friends and family who have reached out asking for help. We feel so loved and supported by you.”
After spending four days in the hospital, Zach returned home and was able to recover with the help of his family.
During Zach’s hospitalization, Matt took to Instagram to share an update on his son.
“The family has been in constant contact and communication. We are all praying for Zach as he undergoes a major shunt revision,” the Roloff patriarch wrote alongside a throwback photo of Zach and his two eldest children, Jackson.5 and read3, during Christmas. “She’s in good hands with Tori tooth and nail defending her best interest…all prayers please for Zach’s successful recovery.”