Scarface Reveals He's on a Dialysis Machine in COVID-19 Health Update

"Hanging on that string of death makes you really appreciate life"

BY Josiah HughesPublished Apr 27, 2020

Last month, Houston rapper Scarface revealed that he had tested positive for COVID-19. Now, one month later, he's offered an update on his situation.

Scarface had another Zoom conversation with his fellow Geto Boy Willie D, wherein he revealed plenty of details about his health situation.

"I fought COVID double bilateral pneumonia — both lungs — and kidney failure in my house," Scarface said in the video. "I went back to the hospital. So, when all went back to shit again, I went back to the hospital. I just got out of the hospital Monday [April 20]."

Recovering from the virus has also meant going on dialysis.

"I gotta change my entire diet, I gotta do dialysis four days a week, three hours a day," he added. "That's taking all my blood out, cleaning it and putting it back in my body.

"I couldn't keep food down, I couldn't get comfortable, I couldn't sleep, I couldn't stay woke, I could not breathe. It was the worst time of my life."

Scarface added that his legs felt like "bags of water" and that he was "itching all over and can taste rubber" — similar to car tires, "in his mouth."

"Hanging on that string of death makes you really appreciate life," he concluded. "I was inches away from death and if you let the doctors tell it, they don't know how I survived."

Watch Scarface's coronavirus update below.

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