Aaron Carter has been publicly struggling since June. The former child star opened up about his struggles with several issues, including bullying, body shaming, drug use, deteriorating health, and his recent breakup with ex-girlfriend, Madison Parker. Despite this, the singer still focuses on making new music and promoting his new songs. The 29-year old was also arrested in Georgia in July for DUI and marijuana charges. To set the record straight, he spoke to various media outlets, claiming that his health forced him to consume drugs to relieve pain.

Most recently, he appeared in an episode of "The Doctors," in which he talked about his situation and received some recommendations. According to ET Online, Dr. Travis Stork gave an update on Carter, saying that the singer has "yet to take those steps" to enter Rehab. For now, Carter is dealing with several "legal things" before he can submit himself for rehabilitation.

Carter family has a history of drug abuse

Aaron Carter isn't the first in his family to deal with drug use. In fact, his older brother Nick Carter of the Backstreet Boys admitted that he struggled with drug and alcohol abuse in the past, until he was diagnosed with cardiomyopathy. Carter's sister, Leslie, also passed away in 2012 from an accidental drug overdose following a depression diagnosis.

Aaron said during his appearance on "The Doctors" that "There's always that worry [about overdose] but there's also the fact that I had to kiss my sister goodbye in a coffin...I know that there is no happy ending to any of those medications."

Singer cleared of HIV

During his stint on "The Doctors," Aaron Carter also got himself tested for STDs, as it was one of the issues that plagued him, especially after coming out about his previous experience with another man.

The singer admitted that the tests were "the scariest thing I have ever done in my life," Yahoo! Lifestyle reported." However, he was tested negative for HIV, chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis. He was also safe from any liver, kidney, thyroid, and esophageal problems.

Doctors still recommend rehab for the singer

Despite the recommendation of "The Doctors," Aaron Carter hasn't booked himself into rehab just yet.

Whether it's fear or other issues plaguing him to pursue betterment through rehab, no one really knows just yet. His representative, however, assured fans and supporters that the singer is "committed to working on his wellness and being the best person and performer possible" and that his decision making process will be done "privately and quietly."