Karen Hauer

Karen Hauer rushes home to boyfriend David Webb - see her adorable post

Karen Hauer has been paired with comedian Chris Ramsey on this year's Strictly Come Dancing

Aisha Nozari

Strictly Come Dancing professional Karen Hauer had a scare on Thursday when her boyfriend David Webb went to hospital after losing hearing in one ear. But on Friday, the 37-year-old Strictly star shared the happy news that she was about to be reunited with David and their adorable dogs. Karen shared a picture of her partner and their two fluffy pooches on her Instagram Stories accompanied by the caption: "Can't wait to see my lil family!" 

David revealed that he had been rushed to hospital in a series of Instagram posts, and explained that he'd lost his hearing after a silicone plug became lodged in his ear. Doctors at London's St George hospital had to remove the plug. David explained: "Realised I should have explained why I'm in A&E to stop the 'very lovely' messages of concern! Idiot that I am, have managed to get a silicon plug lodged in my ear during my sleep and now I'm deaf in that ear."

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Karen revealed that she was returning to London from Strictly rehearsals to see David

He added: "Some people would say that might help with my career, but I'm here to get out! I['ll] tell you what, the NHS is brilliant.
But it certainly wasn't smooth sailing for David. He also revealed that initially, a nurse was unable to remove the blockage and he had to be moved to the Ear, Nose and Throat department where he was seen by a new doctor who kindly stayed after his shift had ended to help David out.

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Karen and David visited Martinique over the summer

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The procedure itself sounded painful, and involved "suction and freezing," but after ten minutes of "skill and determination and listening to [David] whinge" the procedure was complete.

The pair are known for posting adorable messages about each other on Instagram, and even shared snaps of their romantic trip to Martinique over the summer.

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