First Lady Melania Trump Just Had Kidney Surgery

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Melania TrumpMelania TrumpTrump blasts White House leakers as "traitors" Melania Trump undergoes kidney surgery Twitter users share immigrant success stories after Kelly says vast majority "don't have the skills" to assimilate MORE, 48, underwent an "embolization procedure" on Monday to treat what her office called a "benign kidney condition".

U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that his wife, Melania, is "doing really well" as she is recovering from a medical procedure to treat a kidney condition. The statement conveyed, "The First Lady looks forward to a full recovery so she can continue her work on behalf of children everywhere".

Embolization usually is an outpatient procedure or requires just one night in the hospital, he said.

That could mean that doctors are checking for a lung disease associated with angiomyolipomas, he said.

"Our great First Lady is doing really well". Walter Reed medical center, they did a fantastic job, so thank you.

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She was last seen in public last Wednesday at a White House event, where she and the president honoured military mothers and spouses for Mother's Day in the US.

"Our wonderful first lady are doing very well".

The president tweeted shortly before arriving at Walter Reed outside Washington, saying it was a "successful procedure", describing his wife as being "in good spirits" and offering his thanks "to all of the well-wishers!"

After all, he is the President of the United States and has a jam-packed schedule. "Will be leaving hospital in 2 or 3 days", Trump tweeted.