Jimmy Carter Hospitalized Again: Health Woes Continue with Urinary Tract Infection, Though He's 'Feeling Better'

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Jimmy Carter Hospitalized Again: Health Woes Continue with Urinary Tract Infection, Though He's 'Feeling Better'

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Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter was hospitalized again over the weekend, this time for a urinary tract infection, days after he was released from the hospital following surgical procedure to treat bleeding on his mind.

A spokeswoman for the president stated Monday that he was admitted to Phoebe Sumter Medical Middle in Americus, Georgia — a brief drive away from his hometown of Plains, where he still lives.

“He's feeling better and appears ahead to returning residence quickly,” the spokeswoman added, saying that The Carter Middle, the president’s humanitarian group with wife Rosalynn Carter, would continue to release updates on his health.

President Carter, the nation’s oldest dwelling ex-president at 95, had just returned house on Wednesday of last week after being hospitalized about two weeks earlier so as to bear surgery to treat a subdural hematoma from his repeated falls this yr.

He was launched following his recovery from the surgical procedure — which was meant to alleviate strain on his brain — and was set to spend Thanksgiving at house with Mrs. Carter.

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On Nov. 11, The Carter Middle announced that he had been hospitalized in Atlanta in preparation for surgery the subsequent day resulting from bleeding between his skull and his brain brought on by a collection of falls.

The subsequent morning, the middle stated he was recovering after the procedure and that there had been no problems

After the process, a longtime shut good friend informed PEOPLE that President Carter was “doing fine.”

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Carter fell twice in October: once requiring stitches (and receiving a black eye) and another time fracturing his pelvis in what his office stated on the time was a “minor damage.” He also fell earlier this yr, in Might, and wanted surgery to fix a broken hip.

He additionally survived a bout with most cancers in 2015, though he said he had been “utterly comfortable” with dying when he came upon concerning the analysis.