DMK President Kalaignar M. Karunanidhi is suffering from UTI (Urinary tract infection) and he is being treated by doctors from Kauvery Hospital who are monitoring Karunanidhi’s health. Karunanidhi is 94-years old and recently he is on a scheduled hospital visit every six months for tracheostomy tube at Kauvery Hospital, Chennai. However, for the urinary tract infection he is being treated at his residence by the doctors from Kauvery Hospital.
Executive Director of Kauvery Hospital Mr. Aravindan Selvaraj has issued a statement saying there is a slight decline in Karunanidhi’s health due to age factors.
Aravindan Selvaraj also said “He is currently being treated for fever due to urinary tract infection with intravenous antibiotics and fluids. He is being monitored and treated round the clock by a team of medical and nursing professionals, who are providing hospital-level care at his home”.
Mr. Selvaraj said that doctors attending Karunanidhi have strictly advised to restrict visitors considering Karunanidhi’s health condition.
Very recently, Karunanidhi was admitted to Kauvery Hospital for replacement of his tracheostomy tube which is a periodic procedure.