Health problems have always forced the celebrities to take a break from their glamorous career and made their fans realise that they are not superheroes.
With the undisclosed sickness, pop singer Avril Lavigne becomes the latest one to join the list of singers, who dealt with different health problems while in limelight.
Let's have a look at popular singers, who suffered from various illnesses over the years:
Austin Mahone: Young American pop-singer Austin Mahone was treated for severe dehydration, extreme inflammation and blood clot in his throat in October 2013, reported Huffington Post.
Mariah Carey: American singer Mariah Carey underwent a surgery for dislocated shoulder in July 2013.
Elton John: English singer Sir Elton Hercules John was treated for respiratory infection and inflamed appendix in July 2013.
Carnie Wilson: American singer and television personality Carnie Wilson was diagnosed with Bell's palsy in March 2013.
Lady Gaga: Pop icon Lady Gaga underwent a surgery for her hip injury in February 2013.
Rihanna: Barbadian singer and fashion designer Rihanna was hospitalised for exhaustion in May 2012.
George Michael: The British pop singer George Michael was suffering from pneumonia in May 2013.
John Mayer: American singer John Mayer had undergone a throat surgery in October 2011.
Selena Gomez: Gomez was hospitalised for iron deficiency in 2011. "The Heart Wants What It Wants" singer was also rumoured to be suffering from Lupus.
Adele: British singer Adele was suffering from polyps on her vocal cords in 2011.