Khloé Kardashian says Lamar Odom doesn't know why he's in the hospital: 'It would set him back'

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Khloe Kardashian has revealed that while Lamar Odom knows he has a brain injury, he doesn't exactly know why.

The Keeping Up With the Kardashian star, who appears on next Monday's episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show opened up to Ellen about the importance of helping the former NBA player heal, by not telling him how he ended up in the hospital.

Look back at Khloe and Lamar's relationship:

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Khloé Kardashian says Lamar Odom doesn't know why he's in the hospital: 'It would set him back'
Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom arrive at the Teen Choice Awards on Sunday, Aug. 8, 2010 in Universal City, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
Khloe Kardashian, left, poses for photographers as her date, Los Angeles Lakers basketball player Lamar Odom, looks on at the premiere of the film "Whiteout" in Los Angeles, Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2009. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
Los Angeles Lakers' Lamar Odom, right, and Khloe Kardashian get off the float after the Lakers NBA Championship victory parade in Los Angeles, Monday, June 21, 2010. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)
**COMMERCIAL IMAGE** In this photograph taken by AP Images for AXE, Khloe Kardashian, left, and Lamar Odom arrive at the AXE Music "One Night Only" concert series featuring Weezer on Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2010 in Los Angeles. (Shea Walsh / AP Images for AXE)
Los Angeles Lakers' Lamar Odom, left, and Khloe Kardashian during a BBVA All-Star celebrity basketball game at the NBA All Star Weekend in Los Angeles, Friday, Feb. 18, 2011. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Khloe Kardashian, left, and her husband Lamar Odom, right, of the Dallas Mavericks, sit rinkside as they take in an NHL hockey game between the Chicago Blackhawks and Dallas Stars, Friday, March 16, 2012, in Dallas. The Blackhawks won 4-1. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
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ORANGE, CA - JUNE 07: Lamar Odom and Khloe Kardashian make a personal appearance for 'Unbreakable Bond' at Perfumania on June 7, 2012 in Orange, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 22: Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom are seen at Los Angeles International Airport on July 22, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by GVK/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
ORANGE, CA - JUNE 07: Professional basketball player Lamar Odom and TV personality Khloe Kardashian make an appearance to promote their fragrance, 'Unbreakable Bond,' at Perfumania on June 7, 2012 in Orange, California. (Photo by Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images)
SANTA MONICA, CA - MAY 19: (L-R) TV personalities Kendall Jenner, Kylie Jenner, Khloe Kardashian, Lamar Odom and Kris Jenner attend the Cody Simpson album preview party hosted by Hallmark at Casa Del Mar on May 19, 2012 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
CENTURY CITY, CA - MAY 18: Basketball player Lamar Odom and TV personality Khloe Kardashian attend Voli Light Vodka Supports The 19th Annual Race To Erase MS 'Glam Rock To Erase MS' at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza on May 18, 2012 in Century City, California. (Photo by Vivien Killilea/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 23: Lamar Odom, Khloe Kardashian and Kourtney Kardashian are seen on April 23, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Ignat/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
Lamar Odom and Khloe Kardashian Odom dine at Sugar Factory American Brasserie at Paris Las Vegas on June 17, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 11: Lamar Odom and Khloe Kardashian attend Kanye West Yeezy Season 3 at Madison Square Garden on February 11, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Yeezy Season 3)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 11: Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom attend Kanye West Yeezy Season 3 at Madison Square Garden on February 11, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Yeezy Season 3)
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READ MORE: Khloe Kardashian: Lamar Odom Has a 'Lot of Other Issues He Has to Deal With' Before Another Relationship

"We tell him he had a brain injury, but I can't tell him about how that brain injury was caused because it will set him back," Khloe, 31, explained, noting that Lamar has yet to specifically ask about it.

"He's really confused a lot so we have to remind him," she continued. "Every day is different."

Lamar was found unresponsive at the Love Ranch brothel in Crystal, Nevada in October, and was later placed in a medically induced coma after suffering a heart attack and organ failure. He is currently recovering at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

Throughout the health scare, Khloe has been by Lamar's side and even called off her divorce from him so that she can help make medical decisions on his behalf.

"I'm there helping him and I love him and I've always loved him," she explained. "And that will never change, and I just feel like it's a really insensitive thing to fast forward a divorce."

Meanwhile, Khloe is in a relationship with NBA star James Harden.

The Strong Looks Better Naked author shared that it's "definitely a very unique situation" but she's "fine with it."

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"I'm just gonna say I'm like part of polygamy now," she joked with Ellen. on the show that airs Nov 16. "I have a husband. I have a boyfriend. That's a way easier thing to say."

Khloe was recently spotted holding hands with James for the first time since Lamar's medical emergency. To get more details from their recent date night, watch the video below.

Khloe Kardashian Steps Out with James Harden

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