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One of the most priceless things in this world is our health. Taking care of ourselves physically should be of the utmost importance to us, but even when we do everything right, we still get sick. It doesn't matter how rich, beautiful, or successful you are, health issues and health scares can happen to just about anyone.

This is true for so many celebrities who have had to deal with complications and illnesses, and some have even found themselves at the hospital because of an accident. Situations like those put things in perspective for all of us and teach us to appreciate ourselves and to value our health. And sometimes, when we neglect ourselves, our bodies force us to take a break. Many stars, including Maluma, have had to put their busy schedules on hold to take care of themselves.

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Famous people who have dealt with serious illnesses have usually been able to get treatment in time to save their lives. Others have gotten so sick that they've been forced to cancel shows and tours, like Selena GomezLady Gaga, and Shakira. There are even celebs, including Mariah Carey, who have been injured on the job. Ouch!

These stars, like so many of us, have such hectic schedules and busy lives that sometimes they forget to take good care of themselves. They don't get the proper nutrition or adequate sleep to ensure their bodies continue running as they should. When we neglect to treat ourselves with love, our bodies are sure to remind us to take a step back and allow ourselves to heal and recover. Take a look at some celebrity health scares that are sure to remind you to always put your well-being first. 

Wisin fell off the stage at one of his concerts. 1

The rapper was closing out a show along with Yandel, when he began walking backwards without realizing part of the stage was still open. He fell right into the hole and was taken to the hospital to treat his minor injuries.  


Kylie Jenner suffered a scare when her baby girl got sick. 2

Kylie spent a whole day in the hospital with her baby girl, Stormi, after the 1-year-old suffered an allergic reaction. The beauty mogul shared a photo of her baby resting up at home after the scare.


Dayanara Torres is being open with her fans about her battle with cancer. 3

Dayanara revealed to her fans in February 2019 that she had been diagnosed with melanoma. The beauty queen has been getting treatment for her skin cancer ever since and has been sharing her journey with her fans on Instagram. 

Ivonne Montero was not pleased to spend a weekend at the hospital. 4

The actress was hospitalized in June 2019 after suffering some lower back pains. After many tests were run on her, she was told she had a lumbar spine injury. Ouch!


Maluma scared his fans when he shared a photo of himself in a hospital bed. 5

The singer shared the pic with no explanation prior to his surgery and left fans wondering about what was going on. He later explained that he had torn ligaments on his knee for eight months and he finally got around to taking care of it. 


Casper Smart had a terrifying accident. 6

The dancer broke his ankle in April 2019 and he had to undergo surgery. He updated his fans on Instagram and wrote: "9 Screws, 2 Springs & 1 Plate later..... 🤦🏻‍♂️😩Surgery was a Success!" Ouch! 


Jerry Rivera shared some gruesome photos of his injury. 7

The salsero had to undergo knee surgery in September 2018 and it did not look pretty. Thankfully, everything turned out well for him in the end.

Saul "Canelo" Alvarez had to have his knee checked out. 8

The boxer had to get a surgical procedure on the joint on his knee, called an arthroscopy, which is usually used to treat or examine damage in the joint.


Selena Gomez had to go through a kidney transplant. 9

Following complications from her lupus diagnosis, Selena found herself in need of a new kidney to save her life. The singer was lucky enough to find a donor in her then-roomate and best friend, Francia Rasia.

Mariah Carey suffered some major injuries while filming a music video in 2013. 10

She shared a photo via Twitter of herself at the hospital wearing a brace, and then updated her fans. "Thanks all for the well wishes <3 Still in a lot of pain - cracked rib, fractured shoulder, bruises everywhere, but the show must go on," she wrote a few days later.


Mario Lopez was in good spirits after his Achilles surgery. 11

The TV personality had to undergo surgery after the Fourth of July in 2018 weekend, after he tore his Achilles tendon while sparring. 

Thalía is continuously fighting a battle against Lyme disease. 12

The singer has been open about sharing her struggles with the disease and revealed she first felt symptoms when she was pregnant with daughter, Sabrina, in 2008. She said she felt like she was going to die at one point, but after being diagnosed, she finally found a way to get it under control.


Ricky Martin injured his leg during a show. 13

Back in March 2018, the singer announced to his fans that he was taking a couple of days off after he suffered a leg injury while performing at one of his Las Vegas shows.

Demi Lovato was hospitalized after an overdose. 14

Demi Lovato was hospitalized after an overdose.

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The "Sorry Not Sorry" singer had a relapse after being drug and alcohol free for six years. She was hospitalized in July 2018 for an overdose. The singer suffered complications and remained in the hospital for two weeks before being transported to a rehabilitation center.


Ana Patricia Gámez's hectic schedule took a toll on her. 15

During her stint on Mira Quien Baila, Ana Patricia was taken to the hospital after she suffered a back spasm. She used the scare as a reminder to take care of herself and her body and get the rest we all need.

José Luis Rodríguez, "El Puma," was diagnosed with a terrifying illness. 16

The singer suffers from, pulmonary fibrosis, which is a chronic illness that causes scarring of the lungs. He had to get a double lung transplant to save his life. After his recovery he told, "I have passed from death to life. To return to life is to be born again. I feel that breathing is something extraordinary."


Beyoncé suffered health complications during pregnancy. 17

Beyoncé shared that during her second pregnancy, with twins Rumi and Sir, she suffered from toxemia, which is also known as preeclampsia. The condition led her to have an emergency C-section and the babies had to stay in the NICU for weeks after their birth.

Belinda said she suffered the worst pain of her life due to kidney stones. 18

After canceling a concert last minute, the singer shared an image of herself in a hospital bed and urged her fans to take care of themselves and drink tons of water. Ouch! 


Kim Kardashian struggled with health complications during her pregnancies. 19

Kim Kardashian struggled with health complications during her pregnancies.

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She has been open about her struggles with preeclampsia and placenta accreta while pregnant with her first two babies, and doctors advised her to not get pregnant a third time. She says that is the reason why she decided to have her third child via surrogate.

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's son had to be taken to the hospital. 20

Kim lived every mom's biggest nightmare when she revealed that her second child, Saint West, had to be hospitalized with pneumonia in January 2018. 


Nacho Mendoza fractured his finger. 21

The Chino & Nacho singer shared a video of himself in the hospital on Instagram and said he had fractured one of his index fingers while playing basketball in the Domincan Republic. Ouch.

Alejandra Guzman had to get hip surgery. 22

The singer had to undergo surgery to treat her hip. Her father said she had damaged her femur by dancing and working out without warming up. 


Bárbara Bermudo and her daughter were both hit with a virus. 23

The actress shared this photo of herself carrying her baby girl at the hospital in November 2016, after she revealed that she had been getting treated for a virus. 

Christian Chávez shared a photo of his injury. 24

The actor appeared all bruised up in an Instagram but he said the injury would not stop him from rehearsing for his show Marta Tiene Un Marcapasos.


Shakira was hit with a virus that "knocked her off her feet." 25

The singer had to cancel a show in her tour in August 2018 after she contracted a virus. The singer shared a heartfelt video with fans, assuring them she was getting the rest she needed to continue on with the tour.

Andrea Legarreta kept her fans informed about her sickness. 26

The actress revealed to fans in a video that she suffers from a platelet disorder called Purpura. She shared a photo from the hospital with her nurse, thanking her for taking care of her.


Adamari López battled breast cancer. 27

The actress revealed in 2005 that she had been diagnosed with stage 1 breast cancer. A year later, after undergoing surgery, it was announced that she was in remission. 

Lady Gaga had to cancel one of her tours because of severe pain. 28

The singer talked about her fibromyalgia diagnosis in September 2017, after her documentary Gaga: Five Foot Two was released. She tweeted: "In our documentary the #chronicillness #chronicpain I deal w/ is #Fibromyalgia I wish to help raise awareness & connect people who have it." The illness causes chronic pain all over the body.