Austin Carlile (ex-Of Mice & Men) has shot down the recent rumors that claimed he would be replacing the late Chester Bennington in Linkin Park. The rumor started spreading after fans began making assumptions based on some footage Carlile shared of himself performing with the group during the tour they did together awhile back. After the story was picked up by Loudwire, Carlile responded saying the rumors were false. This news comes after the singer was recently released from the hospital following a surgery related to his battle with Marfan Syndrome.
It was previously revealed that Austin Carlile (ex-Of Mice & Men) was in the hospital due to spinal fluid leaking into his head. Now, he has officially been released following a successful surgery. Carlile has faced numerous health issues over the years due to his battle with Marfan Syndrome.
Austin Carlile (ex-Of Mice & Men), who has been in the hospital due to spinal fluid leaking into his head, has offered a new update on his condition. You can see what he had to say in the below Instagram post. Carlile has faced numerous health issues over the years due to his battle with Marfan Syndrome.
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Day eight update: down to only two IV's in my arms! (have had over 30 "pokes" this week alone haha) Because of my extensive medical experiences over my life my veins are extremely hard to find, get blood, or even keep a line in, because they rupture so easily or just won't take a poke at all. My most crucial areas for contrast lines, IV's, or even the dreaded blood draws every 4 hours, are all hardened with scar tissue. Many times I have to resort to lines in my feet or neck or ultrasound. Add a connective tissue disorder like Marfans Syndrome to the mix? Nightmare. Always my joke with nurses "let's see if you can get an IV to stay in under 8 sticks"… If you frequent hospitals or have multiple treatments monthly you understand… As of yesterday the pouches of fluid in my forehead, eyebrows, sides of head, and skull have been completely drained and removed! Very excited about that, but unfortunately even with all the swelling gone the pressure & pain in skull and spine remains the same. I still have another day of intrevenuous antibiotic treatment, and two more days of similar steroid treatments as well. Will know next steps when those are completed. My specialists also put me on a medication a few days ago that slows the production of whatever enzymes that creates cerebrospinal fluid production in my body, which has proven beneficial to not only the swelling in skull but the pain as well. Tomorrow I will start back with more testing and begin to remove other variables and possibilities of what could be the root of the problem, leak, draining, etc. For many that battle with chronic illness this is just another walk in the park, another hill to climb. It is frustrating at times but I am at peace. Words cannot express, you will never truly understand how much it means to me that all of you have stood by my side even when these same health issues took me from Mice. This small bout came out of nowhere and I will leave it behind just as quickly. God has been working immensely in my life and I have been working on new things that I've poured my entire heart into and cannot wait to share them with you. One step at a time. Grateful. 👊🏼🕊
Austin Carlile (ex-Of Mice & Men) has been hospitalized once again due to complications related to his battle with Marfan Syndrome. He said the following about the latest issue, which involves spinal fluid leaking into his head:
“Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leak (have had multiple of them in the past) collecting in my head this time around. Pouches of the fluid are accumulating between my skull & skin leading to swelling in different areas each day. Discover, drain, patch, assessment, repeat. Where, what, why? Infection of said spinal fluid? Intro: intravenous wide spectrum antibiotics administered daily. Observe. More blood cultures, observe. Currently on day five of this, two hospitals, MRI’s, CT scans, X-rays, EKG’s, ultra sounds, blood work, etc. I’m at Stanford University Hospital with my specialists once again for further observation & testing. Was just here Friday for sleep/pain study but had to return when another hospital team couldn’t help my unique case/situation. Another step. Another hurdle Marfan Syndrome throws in my way. Another day I get to kick it in the face & remind it that it doesn’t own me, nor can it keep me down for good 🕊👊🏼”
While responding to fans on an Instagram post he made regarding the Marfan Foundation’s Family Conference, former Of Mice & Men frontman Austin Carlile revealed that he will be returning to music “in the next few months.” Loudwire shared some screenshots of his comments:
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This year's Marfan Annual Family Conference was a great success! Living with Marfan Syndrome has changed my life more than I ever could have imagined. I love being a part of a community of others than actually understand what it is like living daily with a chronic disease and overcoming constant chronic pain. Such a strong group of teens, young adults, parents, and even staff that all have become family to me over my years of working with the foundation. I found out I had Marfan when my mother suddenly passed from an aortic dissection when I was 17… she was only 38… Marfan Syndrome is a very rare and daunting genetic disorder that medical professionals have yet to find a cure for, but knowing there are others battling the same thing brings so much hope and inspiration. The Marfan community are some of the strongest people I know and with the biggest hearts (some literally.) It was a blessing to spend the weekend with our community and meeting new friends as well. Massive gratitude to @themarfanfoundation for allowing me to speak and participate alongside so many wonderful individuals. With a condition that makes you feel very much alone, it's hard to feel that way after leaving our annual conference and forming life long lasting relationships. Everyone has different struggles and battles in life, but those with Marfan Syndrome or related disorders deal with a different type of chronic pain, being lethargic, and a surplus of hip, rib, lung, heart, feet, spine, eye, head and leg issues day in and day out… Warriors. I'm thankful to be a part of such a caring, strong, and persevering community. Victory together. More info on our condition and how you can help us find a cure in the link in my bio: Marfan.org ❤👊🏼🕊
Austin Carlile (ex-Of Mice & Men) has offered a health update regarding his battle with Marfan Syndrome. You can read that in the below Instagram post:
Austin Carlile (ex-Of Mice & Men) has offered a health update regarding his battle with Marfan Syndrome in a series of tweets. You can read a compiled statement of those below. On another note, he also confirmed that has new music in the works.
Carlile said the following:
“Spent the past 8 months recovering from last Octobers spinal tears that forced me to leave band… during the past 3 months was receiving a series of 24-34 injections in my spine, hips, & legs every 3 weeks. As well as weekly IV treatments… Was making progress until earlier in June when I began losing feeling & use of my legs… That was what ultimately hospitalized me in Costa Rica, then led me here to Stanford to find out what exactly was going on… Has been tough… but I am tougher. Has been the biggest obstacle to overcome… but God is bigger. This is the longest I’ve gone in 10 years w/out playing music/touring. The wound stays fresh, a massive piece of me ripped away & missing… But honestly the part I’ve missed the most is YOU. My dream/journey wouldn’t have been possible w/out all of you in the first place x. I HAVE been working on new music though… one of the only things that has kept me sane…”
[via The PRP]