06:21 AM EDT 10/16/2013
Originally posted 05/23/2012 09:45AM
Originally posted 04/22/2012 09:30AM
After more than a week in a coma, Bee Gees singer Robin Gibb has woken up and is showing signs of recovery.
"Robin is fully conscious, lucid and able to speak to his loved ones," his doctors said Sunday in a statement.
"He is breathing on his own, with an oxygen mask," the statement continues. "He is on intravenous feeding and antibiotics. He is of course, exhausted, extremely weak and malnourished."
Family members, including his wife Dwina and his children, have been "at his bedside every day, talking to him and playing his favorite music to him," according to his doctors.
Originally posted 11/23/2011 07:00AM
Former Bee Gees singer Robin Gibb is feeling better since his recent hospitalization for abdominal pain and inflammation of the colon.
"I have been very unwell and am now on the road to recovery," the singer, 61, says in a blog post on his website.
Gibb, whose iconic disco act is one of the best-selling groups of all time, thanked fans of his music for their "prayers and good wishes," which he says were like a "great tonic to me."
Originally posted 10/14/2011 03:15PM
Bee Gees co-founder Robin Gibb is undergoing tests in a U.K. hospital for abdominal pain and inflammation of the colon. He was rushed there by ambulance on Thursday after complaining of pain.
Gibb's wife of 25 years, Dwina, is by his side at Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford, England, and is "desperately worried" about his health, the singer's rep tells PEOPLE.
There is also a Gibb family history of gastrointestinal problems. In 2003, Robin's twin brother Maurice died after suffering intestinal complications.
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