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Eamonn Holmes says he won't allow chronic pain to stop him working after hospital visit

He said he has suffered from chronic pain ‘for years’.
Eamonn Holmes (David Parry/PA)

Eamonn Holmes (David Parry/PA)

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Eamonn Holmes has said he will not allow his chronic pain to stop him working.

The television presenter, 61, revealed on Thursday he had gone to hospital to try to find out what was causing “pain like I’ve never experienced in my life”.

On Friday morning he said he has suffered from “variations” of chronic pain “for years”.

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Holmes tweeted: “Will have clearer picture of what’s causing my pain tomorrow but just to say folks like so many of you I’ve lived with variations of chronic pain for years.

“Don’t allow it to stop me working & next week I’d like to be a voice for many of u & discuss the subject on This Morning.”

He added he is “proud that my experience has given you a voice and I’m humbled by your various and different experiences & your kindness to me”.

“If between us we can get more solutions more understanding and more resources directed towards CP then that would be a result,” he said.

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