Whatever it was, it's all better now.
The soul queen had suffered a sharp pain in her side during a concert last year in Toronto, she told Jet in her third interview with the magazine since she fell ill.
But Franklin still won't talk about reports she was suffering from pancreatic cancer...
Instead, Franklin revealed that at first she believed the problem stemmed from a colonoscopy--but after a series of tests, doctors reportedly determined that wasn't the case.
The 68-year-old legend had canceled upcoming concert dates and appearances and had told E! last month that she was feeling "great."
She is still recovering at home after "highly successful" surgery in Detroit last month for the undisclosed illness.
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