Cayetano hospitalized for bleeding ulcer

The candidate is expected to be discharged Wednesday from Queen's Medical Center.

Hawaii Independent Staff

Media release from the Cayetano campaign:

HONOLULU – On the advice of his doctor, former governor Ben Cayetano was admitted to Queen’s Medical Center late Sunday after he experienced symptoms of a bleeding ulcer. Preliminary tests confirmed the bleeding ulcer.

Cayetano will remain hospitalized until further tests and corrective surgery are completed. Barring complications, he is expected to be discharged by Wednesday.

While governor, Cayetano suffered a similar episode and was hospitalized for five days.

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