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Nick Cannon has kidney surgery, is in 'good spirits,' Mariah Carey says

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Actor Nick Cannon was recovering from surgery Friday and is expected to return home soon to his wife, Mariah Carey.

Cannon was vacationing in Aspen, Colo., when he was hospitalized for kidney failure earlier this week.  He was transported to an undisclosed Los Angeles hospital Wednesday, where he underwent an operation that required no sedation.

"Just left the operating table and I was awake during the whole procedure. #OUCH," tweeted Cannon. 

His singer wife posted a picture from inside the hospital room. Carey is shown kissing a smiling Cannon, who is being cheered up with flowers, balloons and his laptop.

"Thank you everyone for all the love & concern," Carey wrote Friday. "Nick is in stable condition with a good prognosis, hopefully he'll be discharged within 2 days. As always he's laughing and in good spirits."

The cause of Cannon's ailment has not been disclosed, but doctors list dehydration, diabetes, infection, trauma and kidney stones as possible causes for acute kidney failure.

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Photo: Nick Cannon and Mariah Carey at an L.A. hospital. Credit: Carey Twitter feed

 
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