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Amy Winehouse's father Mitch announced that his daughter Amy has been diagnosed with emphysema. It is also feared the the crack addicted singer who has been coughing up blood may have contracted tuberculosis. The Rehab singer was recently shown in a leaked crack den sextape video singing a racist chant song.

Watch Amy leaving rehab last February with her father Mitch.


From Crackle: Amy Winehouse leaving rehab

It is feared that Amy Winehouse may have the deadly disease, tuberculosis,  more commonly known as TB. The singer's symptoms include coughing blood,  lack of appetite and subsequent weight loss - all common indicators of the illness. Those with weak immune systems, such as alcoholics and drug  addicts are more susceptible to the it. It requires at least half a year of medication and can easily kill if left untreated. source 

We figured the singer needed to be quarantined when we first saw this shocking picture. Amy Winehouse is still scheduled to perform at the 90th birthday party of former South African president and civil rights leader Nelson Mandela.
 

Soul singer Amy Winehouse has developed the lung condition emphysemaand has been warned by doctors that she will die if she continuessmoking drugs, her father said in an interview on Sunday.   

Mitch Winehouse said the incurable illness, which leaves sufferersstruggling for breath, was diagnosed when his daughter had series ofhealth checks in hospital.

 

"The doctors have told her if she goes back to smoking drugs itwon't just ruin her voice, it will kill her," he was quoted as sayingin the Sunday Mirror. "The doctors have said that if she had continuedthe way she was going she could have ended up an invalid -- shewouldn't have been able to breathe."

 

He added: "She's got emphysema. It's in its early stages, but had itgone on for another month they painted a very vivid picture of hersitting there like an old person with a mask on her face struggling tobreathe.

 

"With smoking the crack cocaine and the cigarettes, her lungs areall gunked up. There are nodules around the chest and dark marks. She'sgot 70 percent lung capacity."

 

He added that a spell in hospital last week and renewed treatmentfor her well-publicised drug addiction had offered a ray of hope forhis 24-year-old daughter.

 

"If she doesn't go back to drugs, then she can lead this magnificentlife," he said. "We are praying that that's what Amy really wants. Sheseems resolute."

 

He called on drug dealers to help her recovery by refusing to supply her with crack cocaine.

   There is no medical reason why she shouldn't be able to perform atthe Glastonbury Festival next weekend, he added. In the past, work hashelped to keep her away from drugs. source