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'I Couldn't Talk': Bethenny Frankel Saved By Pal After Near-Fatal Allergic Reaction

Bethenny Frankel Details Near-Fatal Allergic Reaction
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Dec. 18 2018, Updated 1:13 p.m. ET

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Bethenny Frankel is lucky to be alive.

This Monday evening, the Real Housewives of New York star took to Twitter to inform fans about her near-fatal crisis.

"I have a rare fish allergy. Sunday, I had soup, itched & was unconscious for 15 mins then to ER & ICU for 2 days w BP of 60/40," Frankel, 48, tweeted.

RHONY fans recall Frankel had a similar — albeit less severe — allergic reaction when she and the ladies ate fish in Colombia on season 10.

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"I couldn't talk, see, thought I had a stroke & dying & told if 5 mins later I'd be dead. 911 & EPI saved me. I'll never not carry an #epipen," she continued, voicing how grateful she was to have a second chance at life.

The businesswoman tagged Newton Wellesley Hospital in Massachusetts on her post, writing, "xo." readers know it's been a tough year for Frankel. Just this August, her on-and-off boyfriend, Dennis Shields, died of an accidental drug overdose. And while she's found the strength to move on, her recent health crisis was no joke.

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"She was in ICU for two days and just got out tonight," a friend of Frankel told PEOPLE.

"She almost died. It was that serious. Her blood pressure was through the roof and she was unconscious. She went to Anaphylactic Shock. A friend saved her life," the star's pal continued.

What do you think of Bethenny Frankel's near-fatal incident? Will she be ok? Sound off below.

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