JENELLE Evans has slammed a fan who insisted she is "FAKING" her illnesses after being diagnosed with a rare spinal disorder.
The Teen Mom star plainly hit back during an Instagram Q&A to explain her shock diagnosis that came earlier this year after months of pain.
Jenelle, 29, invited her fans to ask her questions on Tuesday evening in a tell-all question and answer session on her social media page.
But the mom-of-three was forced to hit back against one fan who suggested that the star was making up her rare spinal disorder diagnosis.
"Why are you faking being ill?" the mystery fan asked Jenelle, to which the star immediately hit back on her Instagram stories: "I'm not."
Going on to explain her diagnoses, which she received earlier this year, she wrote: "I have a cyst in my sephnoid sinus and a cyst in my spine."
"Can't fake that," Jenelle simply concluded in her short but sharp response,alongside an emoji of a woman shrugging their shoulders.
Jenelle was left "in shock" and feeling "scared" after doctors found a fluid-filled cyst in her spine in March, diagnosing her with syringomyelia.
Syringomyelia is the development of a cyst within the spinal cord, which causes pain and weakness and in some cases can lead to paralysis.
The symptoms include headaches, pain in the neck, arms and back, loss of reflexes and muscle weakness and wasting.
Jenelle broke the news to fans on her Instagram Stories, saying she was "in shock" before elaborating on her condition in a YouTube vlog.
The mother-of-three said she's been battling daily headaches and dealing with her neck "cracking 10 times a day."
The Teen Mom alum had been having tests done for five months and not getting any answers, which she described as "really frustrating."
She said of her daily health struggles: "I have neck pain every day and headaches every day and my neck cracks every day.
"I do what I can. By this time, at 5 o'clock, I usually have to tap out because my neck hurts so bad. I try to get up and be happy and act like I don't have this problem.
"I have head shaking too, it's kind of embarrassing, it feels like a tremor. My hands are not that steady and my fingertips are numb most of the time."
"It's kind of scary. I feel like slowly I'm losing my ability in my hands and I really need that. I really need my hands!" she added.
Jenelle – who is mom to Jace, 11, Kaiser, six, and Ensley, four – went on: "It really sucks. It had to be the worst thing ever when I got my results.
"It's just, like, your life is off course. I have my kids here and my work is online. A lot of things are going through my mind right now."
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