Coronation Street’s Sue Cleaver reveals battle for life with deadly sepsis


Sue Cleaver, who performs Eileen Grimshaw on Coronation Avenue has revealed she’s been battling lethal sepsis.

The actress appeared on This Morning with Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford and informed how she’d been left preventing for all times after a kidney an infection.

On the couch alongside Dr Ranj, who was there to debate the illness and the way early prognosis is essential to survival charges, Sue informed how she thought she had flu and simply needed to sleep.

Sue informed of her struggle for all times on This Morning (Credit score: ITV)

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“My husband who additionally works on Corrie, he mentioned one thing’s not proper, however I mentioned: ‘it is all proper it is the flu, I am taking ibuprofen, I simply need to sleep’.

“He rang our daughter-in-law who’s a paramedic and she said: ‘Get her to hospital.”

Sue went onto reveal there may be an hour window through which remedy has essentially the most likelihood of working and because of her husband and daughter-in-law, the medical doctors had been in a position to save her life.

It might have been very very completely different.

Sue informed Eamonn and Ruth her daughter-in-law saved her life (Credit score: ITV)

When requested how she contracted the killer illness, the star revealed it was from a really extreme kidney an infection.

“The biggest lesson for me was we stride on through life,” she added. “We have got commitments we put up and get on with issues. Massive mistake.

“We make excuses because we’re so aware of upsetting filming for everyone.”

When Ruth questioned if the ending to the story would have been completely different if it wasn’t for her daughter-in-law, Sue mentioned it could.

Dr Ranj agreed issues may have been very completely different for Sue (Credit score: ITV)

“All I wanted to do was sleep, if he [Sue’s husband] hadn’t come home and I’d gone to sleep, what could have happened…”

Physician Ranj agreed: “It would have been very very different.”

Though Sue is on the highway to restoration, she admitted it has been powerful going.

Thank goodness it wasn’t completely different (Credit score: ITV)

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“My quick time period reminiscence is not good. I had to return to Corrie to movie a couple of scenes and it took me so lengthy to be taught the traces, so it is taken a ltitle whereas for the whole lot to get again to regular.

“It is taken me a very long time to get higher.

“I’ve had horrific nightmares, really strange nightmares, and also I don’t have a sweet tooth at all and that’s all I wanted for about three weeks, craving cakes pastry custard.”

Sue mentioned that she’s had loads of relaxation and a vacation and can return to work on Coronation Avenue quickly.

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