- Paquita la del Barrio is hospitalized
- What is going on with her health?
- This is not the first time.
Paquita la del Barrio has spoken on several occasions about her many illnesses, especially regarding her hips and back.
Fans were concerned after her recent hospitalization, worrying that her condition is deteriorating.
However, her reps issued a statement clarifying the singer’s situation.
This calmed her fans a bit, though they are still concerned.
Paquita la del Barrio is hospitalized for an eye procedure
According to the press release, Francisca Viveros Barradas, better known as Paquita la del Barrio is hospitalized for an eye procedure.
This procedure was originally scheduled for Monday, November 6, but had to be postponed so she could attend an event at the Tlaxcala Fair.
In the statement, the agency thanked everyone for their messages of encouragement and support for the singer.
However, the statement added that the ‘Two-legged Rat’ singer will need three weeks of rest.
Paquita la del Barrio’s various illnesses
The 76-year-old singer has faced various health problems that have caused her to cancel or postpone performances.
In 2021, she suffered a pulmonary thrombosis that led her to be admitted to intensive care, fortunately, she was able to overcome it.
After recovering from this illness, she experienced new discomfort that led her to cancel performances.
In early 2022, Paquita revealed that she suffers from sciatic nerve pain.
A disturbing revelation
Last February, Paquita canceled a concert with the band El Recodo in Cuauhtémoc due to side effects from her medications.
In addition to the hip problems, she was also diagnosed with an ulcer, something that also caused concern among her fans.
In a press conference, her representative explained that Paquita needed oxygen therapy and rest to alleviate her symptoms.
«She ate poorly, she didn’t sleep enough, suddenly she fell asleep at four in the morning,» he said.
The singer explains
Paquita herslef said: «I am very happy to greet you, I am very grateful to all those people who have been looking out for me.»
The singer made reference to her health issues, joking that she «escaped» death and was grateful for still being alive.
«But you see, I escaped, I don’t know if from heaven or hell; I really don’t know how to tell you but God has given me permission to continue existing,» she jokes.
Likewise, she called on her fans to continue to support her.
Paquita announces her retirement from the stage
Recently, concern about Paquita la del Barrio’s deteriorating health has worried her fans, as they do not want her to get worse.
According to El Financiero, the singer has announced she is retiring from the stage due to complications that resulted in the cancellation of several performances.
Some of her fans sent messages of support to the beloved singer and wished her a speedy recovery.
«May it always be for your health, God Bless you always.» «Blessings for Paquita.» «Speedy recovery dear,» were some of the comments.
Has Paquita la del Barrio’s health worsened?
In March 2023, People reported that the the singer has serious problems with her sciatic nerve.
It was for that reason that she began performing from a wheelchair.
«Paquita is undergoing medical treatment to restore her health, fight her sciatica problem and thus be able to return to the stage,» said the representative.
The singer’s manager added that she hasn’t been eating well and was barely able to sleep, so they visited a doctor.