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Melania Trump Says She Feels 'Great,' Thanks Well-Wishers

First Lady Melania Trump is receiving treatment for a benign kidney condition. First Lady Melania Trump is receiving treatment for a benign kidney condition. |  Photo: White House

Updated: May 16, 2018 06:05 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) - Melania Trump says she feels "great" after a kidney procedure and expects to return to the White House before long.

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The first lady's comments on Twitter on Wednesday were her first since she was hospitalized for an embolization on Monday. She tweeted "a sincere thank you to Walter Reed Medical Unit" and to her well-wishers. Mrs. Trump added, "I am feeling great & look forward to getting back home."

President Donald Trump visted his 48-year-old wife for the third day in a row. The 72-year-old president joked during a visit to the Capitol on Wednesday that the first lady should be the one visiting him in the hospital, not the other way around.

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