UPDATED: Judge Judy Hospitalized, Will Go Home Thursday

By Access Hollywood
|  Wednesday, Mar 30, 2011  |  Updated 6:15 PM PDT
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Judge Judy to Exit Hospital Thursday

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Judge Judy Sheindlin was being held overnight for tests.

Judge Judy Sheindlin won't be swinging the long arm of justice today – she's in the hospital.

A rep for the 68-year-old reality court show star confirmed to Access Hollywood the spitfire judge will be spending the night in a medical facility after feeling unwell today on set.

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"The judge was feeling nauseous and had some intestinal discomfort and decided to go to the hospital to get it checked out," Sheindlin's rep told Access. "They are keeping her overnight for tests."

The Los Angeles City Fire Department confirmed to Access that they responded to a medical call at KTLA, where "Judge Judy" films, at 9:12 AM PT on Wednesday. They transported an adult female to a local hospital, but would not confirm the patient was the judge.

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Later in the day, her rep said the judge was feeling "better."

"I just spoke to the judge who says she is feeling much better. She says all of the tests are negative and she's going home tomorrow," her rep told Access. "She will be back taping her show on April 12, as scheduled."

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