BIG Brother star Dylan has revealed he was suffering in silence after a painful injury forced him to seek medical treatment – and it was never shown on camera.
Dylan's leg was amputaed when a taxi hit his motorbike head on in Tenerife in 2017.
The 39-year-old from Coventry now wears a prosthetic leg which allows him to walk.
It's not without its complications as the star revealed his leg is prone to swelling up and getting infected, and it needs plenty of rest.
He told The Sun: "There was a time where my leg was hurting.
"My limb had changed shape when I was in the house because I was walking around a lot and I did need another prosthetic sock and the team here have been absolutely brilliant.
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"They gave me some cream for it and it cleared up. So as soon as I needed it, they were on it straight away."
The star added: "They looked after my medication when I needed it as well. It was a daily check-up, like ‘are you okay? Is everything alright? Is there anything we can do to make you more comfortable?’"
Dylan said he wanted to push himself by signing up to Big Brother which would also give exposure to amputees.
He explained: “I came on this show as an amputee to challenge myself and to show that amputees can do this show, so next year people can give it a go.
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"I’m sure a lot of amputees had seen the Big Brother audition and probably thought they wouldn’t give it a go, just in case.
"But hopefully now they can. The welfare and care has been brilliant from start to finish."
Dylan has opened up about his horror accident in a series of YouTube videos.
He said the smash took place in 2015, and initially doctors tried to save his foot.
Tragically medics were unable to save it and in 2017 his leg was amputated.
He fought to learn to walk and documented his journey online.
The DJ from Coventry became the latest housemate to be evicted from the show alongside Paul Blackburn on Friday (November 3).
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