Amitabh Bachchan is living only on 25% of his Liver
This is totally surprising and shocking to know that Amitabh (Big B) is surviving only on 25% of his Liver. This has been revealed that he has been suffering from hepatitis B by the Indian Express
He revealed news during a media convention that he has lost 75% of his liver because of Hepatitis B virus which was induced accidentally during a shoot of film coolie. He was infused around 60 blood bottles from different donors after an accident on the set. He said: “One of my blood donors was carrying Hepatitis B virus which went into my system. I continued to function normally till year 2000 and almost 18 years after the accident, during a very normal medical checkup, I was told that my liver was infected and I had lost 75% of my liver.”
“So, if I am standing here today, you are looking at a person who is surviving with 25% of liver. That is the bad part. The good part is you can survive even with 12%. But no one wants to get to that stage.” he added.
Amitabh appreciated the medical facilities available in India and specially when it comes to liver diseases. He said: “I went through a medical course and during all my ailments, I relied on medical experts and doctors in my country despite having the means to do go abroad but I had faith in the medical professionals and doctors of India. When we took a second opinion abroad, I found out that whatever diagnosis was commanded to me by Indian was no different from the foreign ones.”