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Hi, Had 5 pints of blood in Viet Nam could you file on service-connection transmission , old c&p states hepatitis by history.I have not had any active hep_c at this time.

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http://www4.va.gov/vetapp05/files1/0503270.txt

The veteran's MOS in Vietnam was a significant factor in granting this claim.

There was no record of blood transfusions during service

http://www4.va.gov/vetapp03/files/0315720.txt

In this case the BVA found that it was likely this veteran did receive blood transfusions in service that caused his Hep C.

This veteran as well had inservice experiences that could have been the etiology of his hepatitis.

http://www4.va.gov/vetapp07/files3/0723667.txt

I think all above veterans had independent medical opinions as well.

The VA seeks any post service cause for the Hep if they can.

Are the transfusions apparent in your SMRs?

How long has it been since your discharge and the formal Hepatitus diagnosis?

Although the above BVA cases were granted there are plenty Hepatitis cases that VA denied.

Do you have any ratable residuals directly due to the Hepatitis?

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http://www4.va.gov/v...es1/0503270.txt

The veteran's MOS in Vietnam was a significant factor in granting this claim.

There was no record of blood transfusions during service

http://www4.va.gov/v...les/0315720.txt

In this case the BVA found that it was likely this veteran did receive blood transfusions in service that caused his Hep C.

This veteran as well had inservice experiences that could have been the etiology of his hepatitis.

http://www4.va.gov/v...es3/0723667.txt

I think all above veterans had independent medical opinions as well.

The VA seeks any post service cause for the Hep if they can.

Are the transfusions apparent in your SMRs?

How long has it been since your discharge and the formal Hepatitus diagnosis?

Although the above BVA cases were granted there are plenty Hepatitis cases that VA denied.

Do you have any ratable residuals directly due to the Hepatitis?

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Hi, Had 5 pints of blood in Viet Nam could you file on service-connection transmission , old c&p states hepatitis by history.I have not had any active hep_c at this time.

On 1070 v.a. exam states history of hepatitis. mortarman

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With proof of inservice hepatitis C the VA will rate the residuals.

This veteran received a "0" SC rating for hepatitis C.

http://www4.va.gov/vetapp10/files3/1020907.txt

If his condition progresses to a ratable level then he could request a higher rating.

You should file a claim and even if they only award a "0" SC rating, then that SC disability is established if you do have any residual problems directly due to the Hepatitis C in the future.

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