Tan Mom reveals that she had been put into a medically induced coma after developing pneumonia

& # 39; My whole body died & # 39 ;: Tan Mom revealed that this month she was put in a medically induced coma after a cardiac arrest and developing pneumonia, pancreatitis, and a lung infection

  • Patricia & # 39; Tan Mom & # 39; Krentcil, 51, collapsed earlier this month on a street in Brandon, Florida, and was rushed to the hospital
  • She was diagnosed with pneumonia and doctors found fluid in her lungs that needed draining
  • Krentil's lungs were too weak to be a lifelong smoker, and because all the fluid could not be drained, she went into cardiac arrest.
  • The mother of five was placed in a medically induced coma for about a week, but has since appeared
  • Krentcil is recovering but is currently on & # 39; heavy medication & # 39; and & # 39; has lost between 10 and 20 pounds & # 39;
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Patricia Krentcil has revealed that she was placed in a medically induced coma earlier this month.

Krentcil – which became known as & # 39; Tan Mom & # 39; after taking her five-year-old daughter to a sunbed – crashed on the street in Brandon, Florida, and was rushed to it Brandon Regional Hospital.

Family members say the mother of five was diagnosed with pneumonia, pancreatitis and a lung infection and, while doctors tried to treat her, she went into cardiac arrest.

& # 39; My whole body died – I was declared dead, & # 39; Krentcil said, 51 The New York Post. & # 39; It was so sad. & # 39;

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Patricia & # 39; Tan Mom & # 39; Krentcil, 51 (photo, April 2014), collapsed on a street in Brandon, Florida, and was rushed to the hospital

She was diagnosed with pneumonia and doctors also found fluid in her lungs that needed draining. Pictured: September 2012

She was diagnosed with pneumonia and doctors also found fluid in her lungs that needed draining. Pictured: September 2012

Patricia & # 39; Tan Mom & # 39; Krentcil, 51 (left and right), collapsed on a street in Brandon, Florida, and was rushed to the hospital. She was diagnosed with pneumonia and doctors also found fluid in her lungs that needed draining

Krentil's lungs were too weak because she was a lifelong smoker and because the fluid could not be drained, she went into cardiac arrest. Pictured: Krentcil, May 2012

Krentil's lungs were too weak because she was a lifelong smoker and because the fluid could not be drained, she went into cardiac arrest. Pictured: Krentcil, May 2012

Krentil's lungs were too weak because she was a lifelong smoker and because the fluid could not be drained, she went into cardiac arrest. Pictured: Krentcil, May 2012

According to The blast, Krentcil was rushed to the hospital and admitted to the intensive care unit during an attack with pneumonia.

Pneumonia is a lung infection caused by bacteria, fungi or viruses. The air pockets of the lungs become inflamed and can fill with fluid or pus.

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Doctors found fluid in her lungs and had to remove it. But Krentcil is a lifelong smoker and her lungs were considered too weak.

All liquid could not be emptied and Krentcil went into cardiac arrest.

& # 39; At some point it was life or death & # 39 ;, an anonymous family member told the Post. & # 39; Her heart stopped … she had had CPR (about six to eight minutes). It was horrible. & # 39;

After about a week of life support, she was extubated.

& # 39; I had a breakdown in my body. My entire system just collapsed, & Krentcil told the newspaper.

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Doctors did not comment on whether Krentcil & # 39; s affinity for tanning played a role in her health scare.

Family members say that although she is recovering, she is not yet out of the forest.

& # 39; She is still weak & # 39 ;, the family member told the Post. & # 39; There are still problems with her stomach – (doctors) think it is an inflammation – and she still has fluid. & # 39;

The mother of the five (photo) was placed in a medically induced coma at the Brandon Regional Hospital, but has since been

The mother of the five (photo) was placed in a medically induced coma at the Brandon Regional Hospital, but has since been

The mother of the five (photo) was placed in a medically induced coma at the Brandon Regional Hospital, but has since been

Krentcil (photo) is recovering but is currently working on & # 39; heavy medication & # 39; and & # 39; has lost between 10 and 20 pounds & # 39;
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Krentcil (photo) is recovering but is currently working on & # 39; heavy medication & # 39; and & # 39; has lost between 10 and 20 pounds & # 39;

Krentcil (photo) is recovering but is currently working on & # 39; heavy medication & # 39; and & # 39; has lost between 10 and 20 pounds & # 39;

The family member added that Krentcil & # 39; very heavy medicine & # 39; used and & # 39; she has lost between 10 and 20 pounds & # 39 ;.

But the pseudo-celebrity said she believes she will fully recover.

& # 39; I'm getting better, & # 39; Krentcil said to the Post. & # 39; I am grateful – I have a lot to live for. & # 39;

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Krentcil became notorious in 2012 after taking her then five-year-old daughter, Anna, to a sunbed in her home state of New Jersey.

According to researchers, Anna suffered severe burns everywhere in her body.

Krentcil was released from prison for $ 25,000 bail and pleaded not guilty of second-degree child threats, but she was never charged.

She became a minor celebrity, recorded a rap single title It's Tan Mom B *** h, and appeared in an adult film in 2013.

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