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doogie

C&p A Done Deal

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I want to thank everyone for your info and help.It was most useful when i had my C&P exam today.

She was a very nice doctor and listened to me carefully ,writing and taking notes.almost all the time.

She asked me every question on the PTSD practice manual i got from this web site,it really helped me.

The doctor said that i articulated the stressor event very well and that she would recommend to the VA that the get me on some medication as soon as possible,

she could see that i needed it.

She also said that my report would be favorable[whatever that means.

the exam took 1 hour and i percieved it as one of the good exam.

So , the question is. what is next?

Do i need to get ready to fight or just wait until i get a letter from the VA.

Does the VA take the DR's reccomendation?

I am truly hoping this is a good sign for the future of this PTSD claim.

I said i would let you know how this exam went so there it is.

GOD BLESS EACH AND EVERY VETERAN

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Doogie, The VA rater looks at your smr, any other evidence you may have sent, and also reads the C&P exam notations...many times the examiner may offer a hint as to the possibility of receiving a grant but they do not make the decision, but may feel as in the past, others have received favorable results with answers to the questions you offered. Also they may have written documentation that you were more likely than not or most likely affected by the stressors you claimed. With these opinions and statements it would be more favorable for you. Good luck and be prepared to wait a while too. Some have been received notification within a few mths of C&P's and one I know had his positive results 8 days post VA receiving exam results(with a weekend in the middle too).

Personally I waited mths for the results back 6 yrs ago and faster with more current claims...

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I want to thank everyone for your info and help.It was most useful when i had my C&P exam today.

She was a very nice doctor and listened to me carefully ,writing and taking notes.almost all the time.

She asked me every question on the PTSD practice manual i got from this web site,it really helped me.

The doctor said that i articulated the stressor event very well and that she would recommend to the VA that the get me on some medication as soon as possible,

she could see that i needed it.

She also said that my report would be favorable[whatever that means.

the exam took 1 hour and i percieved it as one of the good exam.

So , the question is. what is next?

Do i need to get ready to fight or just wait until i get a letter from the VA.

Does the VA take the DR's reccomendation?

I am truly hoping this is a good sign for the future of this PTSD claim.

I said i would let you know how this exam went so there it is.

GOD BLESS EACH AND EVERY VETERAN

By the way, where did you find the PTSD practice manual?

I would like to read it before my next visit, even though the VA doc said I had PTSD.

Thanks

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