Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is releasing a new letter from her doctor in an attempt to allay concerns after her weekend medical scare.
“She continues to remain healthy and fit to serve as President of the United States,” her doctor, Lisa Bardack of CareMount Medical, wrote in a letter released Wednesday evening.
Questions have been raised about Clinton’s health dating back to 2013, when the Secretary of State fell, hit her head and developed what she said was a blood clot. In recent months, Clinton has had a noticeable persistent cough on the campaign trail. But the concerns were heightened Sunday after video captured her being led out of a 9/11 memorial service and appearing to faint. Her campaign later acknowledged she had been diagnosed with pneumonia last week.
“My overall impression is that Mrs. Clinton has remained healthy and has not developed new medical conditions this year other than a sinus and ear infection and her recently diagnosed pneumonia. She is recovering well with antibiotics and rest,” Bardack said.
In her letter, Bardack said Clinton “has been seen by me regularly this year for routine care.”
“She has had recurrent blood testing for Coumadin dosing and adjustments,” the physician wrote. “Her blood levels have been relatively stable. She also has had several allergy flares over the past year, which has been a typical pattern for most of her life. In consultation with her allergist, she responded well to her medication adjustments.”
On Thursday, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is set to discuss his medical history with television Dr. Mehmet Oz.