Andrea McLean off Loose Women for a month to have hysterectomy

Andrea McLean has revealed she'll be absent from Loose Women for a month - to have a hysterectomy.

The TV host, 46, told viewers she'll be having the operation which involves removing all or part of the womb.

She said: "Just to let you know, don't worry if you don't see me for the next month or so. I'm actually going to be off at home convalescing. I'm having a hysterectomy tomorrow."

Andrea McLean (Hannah McKay/PA)
(Hannah McKay/PA)

"There are lots of personal reasons for that. I did go to the doctors and talk about it," said Andrea, who has a son, 14, and a daughter, nine.

The Loose Women hosts had been discussing men and whether they are unable to open up about health issues.

Fellow panellist Saira Khan jumped up to give her pal a hug as Andrea continued: "I will be at home watching you. That's where I will be just in case you are wondering."

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