The Latest On Tarek and Christina El Moussa's Son's Condition

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Oct. 16 2018, Updated 8:38 p.m. ET

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Flip Or Flop star Tarek El Moussa took to Instagram to reveal that his son Brayden was recently rushed to the hospital. He was also sure to provide worried fans with an update of his son's medical condition and current health. Read on to see how the little one is doing.

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Under a picture of the 3-year-old lying in a hospital bed Tarek wrote,”So my big boy has Croup over the weekend while he was with grandma.” Croup is an airway infection that blocks breathing and can be characterized by a “barking” cough.

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He admitted that though the experience was no doubt terrifying for little Brayden, it was also tough to handle as a dad. “It is always very scary to see your child having a hard time breathing. 911 was called and he was taken to hospital in an ambulance.”

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The 37-year old explained that he chose to get candid about his experience in order to spread awareness. “I’m sharing this to remind people it’s okay to ask for help in scary situations. The police and fire department are trained to help in these situations,” he continued.

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He ended with, “Thank you to all that protect our families, communities and also country. And of course...Brayden still looks cute:).”

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Though she hasn’t posted about the scary incident on her own social media, it’s no stretch to presume that Christina is also incredibly relieved that Brayden is on the mend.

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The former couple, who also share daughter Taylor, 8, finalized their divorce in January this year.

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What do you think about Tarek's decision to be so open and honest about Brayden's hospitalization? Let us know in the comments. 


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