(Reuters) - Donald Trump knows he could stand to lose a few pounds but otherwise is in great health, campaign adviser Sarah Huckabee Sanders told MSNBC on Wednesday after the Republican presidential candidate filmed a TV segment about his well-being.
Trump taped an episode of the "Dr. Oz Show" in New York that will air on Thursday, in which he gave host Dr. Mehmet Oz a summary of a physical exam conducted last week. Trump's campaign has said he will also release more medical information to the public.
The show released a short clip on Wednesday that did not include any medical information. In it, Trump told Oz he had two letters with him showing results of tests conducted last week.
“May I see them?” Oz, a cardiothoracic surgeon, asked, sitting in a chair next to the 70-year-old New York businessman.
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“Yeah, sure,” Trump said, handing over papers he pulled from his jacket pocket.
Huckabee Sanders said she did not see the summary Trump showed Oz, but said she knew he got a "great report and is in very good health." She said Trump's rigorous campaign schedule showed his stamina.
"He self-admitted he could lose a few pounds," she said. "I think that's most of America, but otherwise he's in incredibly good health."
Trump and Hillary Clinton, 68, the Democrat facing him in the Nov. 8 presidential election, have both promised to release more medical information.
Clinton this week took several days off the campaign trail to recuperate from a bout with pneumonia, after she nearly collapsed on Sunday at a memorial ceremony for the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. Clinton plans to resume campaigning on Thursday, her spokesman said.
Previously, Trump's campaign issued a short letter from his doctor saying he was in excellent health, but without such details as whether he takes any medications. Clinton in 2015 released a two-page letter outlining her own medical condition.
(Reporting by Emily Stephenson; Editing by Jonathan Oatis)