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Parrikar admitted to Mumbai hospital with stomachache

Press Trust of India  |  Panaji 

was today admitted in a private hospital in after he complained of stomachache and underwent a check-up at Medical College and Hospital (GMCH).

He was admitted to in today.

"His treatment is being overseen by senior oncologist P Jagannath," said an at the hospital.

The said, "Primary symptoms in Parrikar's case appears to be of an ailment similar to what had been diagnosed with in 2005."

"Jagannath is the same doctor who successfully performed a surgery on for diverticulitis, a condition where balloon-like pouches develop in the large intestine.

"Primary symptoms of the look similar. We need to wait for results of tests that may be carried out (before reaching a conclusion)," he said.

Parrikar was brought to by a flight after initial examination at the GMCH for apparent food poisoning, an in the chief minister's office had said earlier.

He visited the GMCG last night for check-up, complaining of stomach pain, the official said.

"He went home after initial check-up and again came to the hospital this morning for a second round of check-up. His health is better now, but he has been referred to a hospital in Mumbai for further check-up," the official had said.

The budget session of the will begin on Monday. Parrikar, who also holds portfolio, would be presenting the Budget during the session.

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First Published: Thu, February 15 2018. 23:15 IST