"For years my mum’s been telling me to grow the f--- up and start wearing matching socks and to get private health insurance," he started out.
"Anyway, years later, here I am, wearing odd socks in a public hospital. The upside is that Australia is awesome. All the nurses and doctors here on the Goldy are the absolute best and thanks to them I’m on the mend.
"Feeling very lucky to have been born here....Australia I mean, not hospital....but I guess both are lucky."
Tommy has not said what his illness is, leading to many of his followers asking him in the comment sections.
"Oh Tommy hope all is OK?" one asked.
Another wrote: "What's up Tommy?"
Many more shared the well-wishes and offered the comedian a speedy recovery.
The media personality is a regular on The Project and also co-hosts the Carrie and Tommy show with Carrie Bickmore on the HIT network.