Bachelor Nation’s Cam Ayala Undergoes Leg Amputation Surgery

Bachelor Nation’s Cam Ayala is meeting life’s challenges with a smile on his face.

Cam appeared in the 15th Season of BacheloretteThe sixth season is now available. Bachelor in Paradise in 2019, recently had his right leg amputated after a life-long battle with lymphedema, a chronic disease that results in the buildup of fluid in soft tissues and causes swelling in the arms and legs.

Cam shared post-surgery pictures and videos in an Instagram post June 24, one of which featured Cam walking in the hallways of Texas Medical Center with the help of a walker. Cam was encouraged from behind by a friend who said, “Great work, man.”

It was captioned “Gotta lotta BRAMENTUM with @b.rapp#amputee#CAMputee #FAITHoverFEAR!”

Cam was joined by Oscar winner earlier in the month. Kathy Bates, who also suffers from lymphedema, to raise awareness about the condition and opened up about his choice to undergo an amputation procedure.