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Agent Orange Appointment

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What shold I expect

What will he ask

What is he looking for

I have been exposed in RVN

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What shold I expect

What will he ask

What is he looking for

I have been exposed in RVN

It depends on the condition that can be linked to Agent Orange exposure. The most common is skin conditions, for example: chloracne.

Then there is cancer, among others.

Review these sites as a starting point (i.e. the more you know the better you'll be able to speak and respond to doctor/va questions):

http://www.vba.va.gov/bln/21/benefits/Herbicide/

http://www.publichealth.va.gov/exposures/a...rans_public.asp

http://www.militaryspot.com/resources/item/agent_orange/

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If a Vet is 100% and believes that they were exposed to Agent Orange can they get the VA check them out? Even if they were not in a VA approved exposure duty station?

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Correct

The Doctor stated that anybody the was in RVN is assumed that they were expose.

He was very informative

When you are resisters you need to list all your aliament. They are still studing the effects of the Agent Orange patient. He was mostly concern about my Lung X ray, for cancer reason.

It was very good, and seem to care about the registry and future cvlaims if I was stricken in the future

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IMHO, the VA Agent Orange Register is a joke. Sorry, but that has been my experience.

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TY Commander Bob for your opinion

It the only organized appointment I have had

and he didn't give me any pills to fix me

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