Jul 10 2013, 3:54am CDT | by Luigi Lugmayr
"I'm lucky to be alive," thesun.co.uk quoted John as saying.
John initially thought it was food poisoning, so he continued to perform. But later found out it was serious.
After the medical tests, John was given medicines to reduce his inflamed appendix, and antibiotics to counter the risk of blood poisoning.
Now, he is taking bed rest in his Windsor home. He is likely to undergo surgery once the swelling reduces.
"Elton is over the worst, but is still very sick. It's been a horrible ordeal," said a source.
The "Candle in the wind" hitmaker has cancelled the remaining dates of his European tour, including his headlining slot at Friday's Barclaycard British Summertime Festival in Hyde Park.
It is rumoured that the gig had sold only a fraction of its 65,000 capacity. But organisers said nearly 40,000 tickets had gone.
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