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Zsa Zsa Gabor cannot recognize husband, doctor; rushed to hospital with suspected internal bleeding

Zsa Zsa Gabor pictured in 2003. Click to share a thought or memory on her page in the Times' guide to the Walk of Fame Zsa Zsa Gabor, who was rushed to Ronald Reagan-UCLA Medical Center on Tuesday morning with suspected internal bleeding, is having trouble recognizing her husband and doctor, according to her publicist.

Spokesman John Blanchette said Gabor began spitting up blood Tuesday morning after breakfast, about two weeks after having part of a leg amputated. Doctors suspect some type of internal bleeding. Over the weekend, Blanchette said Gabor was confused and could not recognize her husband and her regular doctor, who came to the house for a visit.

The condition of the Hungarian-born actress, 93, was not clear.

Gabor has been in and out of the hospital for complications from hip surgery performed after she fell at her Beverly Hills home. Doctors had been treating an infection with heavy-duty antibiotics.

The amputation was necessary because of poor circulation and a large ulcerated area on the leg.


Zsa Zsa Gabor rushed to hospital; condition unclear

-- Nate Jackson

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Comments () | Archives (31)

It sounds like it's time to let her go...

We're praying for you in Malibu-bu

Darling... get well soon.

Hope she can pass quickly with a minimal amount of pain and as much dignity as possible. We all deserve that much out of life.

It is just so sad that humans do not have the option of euthanasia. No one should have to go out enduring pain such as this, in and out of the hospital, leg amputated, now delirious. If i ever get to the point where I'm shopping for Depends, dribbling from the mouth, needing to be fed and bathed, that's my check out time. Where are the Kavorkians???

I feel very bad for her having to suffer like she is. The sad fact is she is 93 and had to go through major surgery to have her leg amputated. The older you are the less likely you are to heal from something like that. Once one thing goes wrong your body just continues to basically malfunction and shut down. If I were her I would hope that my family would just give me their love, say their goodbyes and make sure the Dr.'s keep me out of pain and let me go.

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