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About vgorman0306

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  1. I think I was misunderstood. I’m not looking for UI. I want to work and keep a job. I’m a nursing student and would like to work as one. I was just wanting to verify that the letter seals any holes into why I blew 10% PFTs.
  2. The doctor wrote a letter due to my PFTs being somewhat ok. He stated the following in the image below. The NP who did my exam also stated my asthma precluded me from physical occupations. Anyways does this paint a clear picture of how controlled my asthma was when I took my PFTS?
  3. Would it be prudent to have my doctor state I was on maximum therapy and on my shots when I was given the PFT? Thus blowing closer to normal numbers? Or would that be lost on the rater?
  4. I’m really not gunning for 100% disability. I do want a career and I’m finally finishing up college after three failed attempts due to my asthma. Thank you for your insight, though! Much much appreciated.
  5. @shrekthetank1 My bad, didn't mean to make it so broad. I'm glad i can get a picture of what other people have gone through and are going through
  6. @Buck52 Im assuming most of you have been low balled the first time around? If so how did you fight it and how long was the fight/wait?
  7. @shrekthetank1 well that's good to know, I guess I will have to wait and see what the raters decide on-- Hopefully they don't shaft me too much on my C/P exam
  8. @Buck52 Can I do that even though it's not something i originally claimed? I mean I have had depression and I was medicated for it-- but that was a couple years after my health was at its worst
  9. @Richard1954 The reason why ( which I know doesn't matter to the rater) I was on my medicine is because they called me in to test the next day. So from what you are saying the rater goes by the post-bronchodilator and not the pre? Still, with max therapy and all my meds, that seems to be bad, shouldn't my numbers be normal? I'm on low doses of steroids every day to keep my immune system controlled because I am that sensitive. and I also take another immune-suppressant shot monthly that stays in my system until I get my next shot. Thank you for your input, any little pieces of info and opinions help
  10. I’m still trying to get the hang of this. My C and P examiner stated that my asthma precludes me from any physical occupation. They did find a medical nexus. So does that mean they found me completely disabled? Or is that wording really not of any matter?
  11. @Berta On her rationale for the " as likely as not" ( 50% or greater probability) was as follows "The veteran has documentation in strs of her wheezing x4 days with treatment for URI during active service. She continued to seek medical treatment for her wheezing and cough post active duty service. on 04/2013 was diagnosed with asthma. This is within the first years of active duty service and is a nexus to her wheezing in service as likely as not asthma in service. "The veteran currently has multiple medications to include a monthly injection due to her severe persistent asthma. She is treated by private pulmonologist. She has a daily nebulizer which she carries to school with her just in case of exacerbation. She has approximately 3 exacerbation monthly beyond her day to day severe asthma." Medications Requires chronic low dose cortecosteroids other, describe: nucala 100 mg- inject once monthly inhalation bronchodilator therapy, daily inhalation anti-inflammatory medication, daily other inhaled medication, describe: Advair, albuterol, nebulizer, proventil, daily "Does the veterans condition require the use of oral bronchodilators?" Yes also, my PFT's are as follows Pre-bronchodilator: FVC: 66% predicted FEV-1 50% predicted FEV-1/FVC 68% Post-bronchodilator: FVC: 65% predicted FEV-1 56% predicted FEV-1/FVC 76% she stated that the FEV-1/FVC accurately measures my level of disability but I was on all me medications while I was being examined.
  12. GBArmy I only claimed Asthma. This is my first claim that I have filed. Apart from the typical side effects of being unable to do as much as I used to, nothing else happened within my military service. Granted, I'm 24 about to be 25 and used to be very active and fit but now im pretty much in bed most of the time. Things tend to be more laborious than before. It's depressing and I just want my life back again. I was curious to see how many people were in the same boat as me, and if anyone else had that "precluded" verbiage and how much they happened to be awarded. I should know something in 5-6 weeks.
  13. GBArmy I only claimed Asthma. This is my first claim that I have filed. Apart from the typical side effects of being unable to do as much as I used to, nothing else happened within my military service. Granted, I'm 24 about to be 25 and used to be very active and fit but now im pretty much in bed most of the time. Things tend to be more laborious than before. It's depressing and I just want my life back again. I was curious to see how many people were in the same boat as me, and if anyone else had that "precluded" verbiage and how much they happened to be awarded. I should know something in 5-6 weeks.
  14. Hey guys, I don't know if I'm in the right place but i was needing some clarification. After fighting with the military for six years, the C&P examiner stated that my condition precludes me from any physical occupation. I developed asthma back in 2012, while in service. Is that typical wording for pretty much everyone? I guess my English isn't that great and i would like someone to please explain to me what that entails? The examiner also stated that there is a 50% chance or greater that my injury was incurred in the line of duty, does that mean that they service connected me? thank you for responding.
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