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Katie Piper updates fans after being rushed to hospital on daughter's birthday

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Katie Piper has given fans a health update after she was rushed to hospital on her daughter Belle’s third birthday earlier this week. The author was taken to an adult urgent care centre, but in a new Instagram post, Katie revealed that she has been discharged. Sharing a selfie, Katie, 33, thanked her followers for their support and kind messages.

“Apologies now I am clueless when it comes to selfies!!!!!” she wrote. “Lots of you are sending me msgs and comments asking how I am so thought I would put it in one post. Big thank you for all your get well soon msgs it means a lot to me, always reminds me how positive social media can be when used by intelligent caring people!” She continued: “I'm very happy to be out of hospital, I've still got some fluid around my eye but am sleeping sat up hoping that it will drain so well on the mend and a course of antibiotics and no Gin! Thanks for all being so so lovely.”

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Katie Piper told fans that she has been discharged from hospital

Katie has been suffering from an eye infection and in another Instagram video, she said that she was treating it with antibiotic creams. The philanthropist, who was the victim of a horrific acid attack arranged by her ex-boyfriend in 2008, explained that infections can come about “when you’ve got injuries from the past”. The mum-of-one had to be taken to hospital on Tuesday on her daughter’s birthday after the infection worsened.

Katie and her husband Richard Sutton are the proud parents to daughter Belle. The couple celebrated their little girl’s third birthday last weekend, by throwing her an incredible Peter Pan-themed party. Belle, who Katie is fiercely protective of, dressed up as Peter Pan while her gorgeous mummy went as Tinkerbell.

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