Los Angeles:  Actor Val Kilmer, who a few weeks ago denied having throat cancer, was spotted with a tracheostomy tube around his neck.

The 55-year-old was using the breathing aid while he ran errands, said a report.

In October, Kilmer released a statement, reassuring his fans that he had a “clean bill of health” after he was spotted at UCLA Medical Centre here.

However the ‘Top Gun actor was spotted with a breathing aid, called the tracheostomy tube.