Jessica Alves was pictured being helped into an ambulance before being rushed to hospital in Milan on Thursday after suffering paralysis in her arm.
Talking to MailOnline while waiting to see a doctor, Jessica admitted her arm was possibly now infected as a result of self-medicating with steroid injections.
Jessica, 37, said: ‘My feet and legs are swollen. I injected myself in the arm over the weekend and I’ve had an allergic reaction.
‘My arm is paralysed’: Jessica Alves was rushed to hospital in Milan on Thursday after injecting herself with steroids which she uses to stop her limbs from hurting when they swell up
‘Every time I eat since my recent surgery, my limbs swell up and it hurts – the steroid injections help. I was due to fly to London today but now I can’t go.’
Jessica has been swollen since the nine litres of silicone oil she had put into her bottom travelled down her legs and feet.
She had some of the solution removed in an operation, but she has been suffering from swelling since which is exacerbated when she eats.
SOS! The TV star was helped into an ambulance after admitting she was in agony after suffering a bad reaction and a possible infection
Suffering: Following her recent surgery, Jessica’s body is swollen, made worse when she eats – and she has been self-medicating with steroids to ease the pain
Jessica has also been feeling under the weather since undergoing her twelfth nose job in recent weeks.
She was also left with a hole in her chin after having filler on top of her chin implant which got infected.
Jessica was feeling in better spirits the night before, when she enjoyed a solo dinner at Savini’s restaurant in Milan’s Galleria Vittorio Emanuele.
Worrying: Jessica recently had nine litres of silicone oil removed from her legs and feet after ot travelled from her bottom and she is still having issues with swelling – made worse when she eats
Oh no! Earlier this month, Jessica shared graphic images of her botched chin filler after a trip to the beauty salon left her with a deep hole in her face
Before and after: She explained, ‘In January last year in Iran, the doctor cleared all my nose, removed all the cartilage and left it without any cartilage at all. That’s why it was so shrunk’
The former Celebrity Big Brother star, turned heads as she slipped into a form-fitting black jumpsuit, which drew attention to her cleavage.
Highlighting her curvaceous figure, the social media sensation styled her one-piece with a thick waistbelt by Gucci.
Jessica, formerly known as The Human Ken Doll, boosted her frame in pointed heels, while carrying her essentials in a quilted handbag.
Earlier this month, the blonde was seen packing on the PDA as she shared a kiss with her plastic surgeon and ex-beau Giacomo Urtis.
Dining out in style: Jessica enjoyed a solo dinner at Savini’s restaurant in Milan’s Galleria Vittorio Emanuele the night before
Table for one: The former Celebrity Big Brother star, 37, turned heads as she slipped into a form-fitting black jumpsuit, which drew attention to her cleavage
She has often been snapped with Giacomo and has visited his clinic in Milan several times. However the star told MailOnline they’re just pals and not dating.
Speaking with MailOnline, the TV star said explained how she has been close friends with Giacomo for years.
The media personality shared: ‘We are great close friends. Three years ago we had a relationship that led to a strong friendship and last year we recorded a song together, Plastic World, that became a hit in Italy and Spain and we are always supporting each other.
Procedure: The social media sensation recently revealed she’d had her twelfth nose job (the results of her previous nose job pictured right)
‘It has been one year now that I started my transition and Giacomo has always been very supportive.
‘We had left a hair salon together and walked to a restaurant for lunch with friends. He was adjusting my top and looked at my face and said that I was beautiful and gave me a kiss.
‘We tried a relationship before and it didn’t work now we are just close friends.’
Looking to the future, Jessica said: ‘I am looking for a man who totally the opposite of me who isn’t into plastic surgery and likes different things who can add on something new to my life.’
Pucker up! Earlier this month, the TV star was seen packing on the PDA as she shared a kiss with her plastic surgeon and ex-beau Giacomo Urtis