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The Talk's Carrie Ann Inaba shares health update following time off work

The Dancing with the Stars judge has been absent from the CBS daytime show

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Carrie Ann Inaba has been forced to take time off work this week due to illness, and her absence hasn't gone unnoticed by concerned fans.

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The TV star has been inundated with well wishes from The Talk viewers and her co-hosts, who have even sent her a beautiful bouquet of flowers while she rests at home.

Carrie has since shared an update with her followers on Instagram explaining her absence.

Lying in bed, the star said: "Hey everyone. I just wanted to give you an update. So I have been out from The Talk since Monday.

VIDEO: The Talk's Carrie Ann Inaba gives health update from bed

"Not sure exactly what's been happening but my arms started to go numb and I started having sharp shooting pains as well, along with the regular pain I normally have which is pretty much coming unbearable.

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"I have taken a few days off The Talk to try and get to the bottom of this. I have had three MRIs."

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Carrie Ann received a gorgeous bouquet of flowers from her The Talk co-stars

The presenter - who has several autoimmune conditions - then went on to explain to her followers the reason that she is so open about her health struggles.

She said: "Also I wanted you guys to know that the reason why I share my health so openly is because I think there are so many stigmas around health and judgement about people who have the conditions I have.

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"I want you to know that I will be okay. I won't stop. I'm a Capricorn. I will do everything I can to do the things I want.

"I just wanted to tell you all to take good care of yourselves, especially those dealing with autoimmune conditions."

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The DWTS judge suffers from several autoimmune conditions

Carrie has been inundated with support from her fans on social media, with many of them wishing her a speedy recovery on her Instagram page.

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"Feel better soon," one wrote, while another commented: "Hope you are feeling okay." A third added: "Get well soon, take care of yourself."

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