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    When a Veteran starts considering whether or not to file a VA Disability Claim, there are a lot of questions that he or she tends to ask. Over the last 10 years, the following are the 14 most common basic questions I am asked about ...
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  • Can a 100 percent Disabled Veteran Work and Earn an Income?

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    You’ve just been rated 100% disabled by the Veterans Affairs. After the excitement of finally having the rating you deserve wears off, you start asking questions. One of the first questions that you might ask is this: It’s a legitimate question – rare is the Veteran that finds themselves sitting on the couch eating bon-bons … Continue reading

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Hello everybody I am new to this site. Lots of info on here kinda hard to take in all at once. Anybody got any advice for the exam or dealing with the examiners. Thanks and look forward to learning more.

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Tell them everything , don't hold back and be the tough guy. That will only hurt your claim . This is the time to let it all hang out . You may be okay today , but what about last week or 6 months ago when you were all jacked up. Is this for a PTSD c&p ?

Sgt Sandman

Semper Fi and goodluck

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i agree with sandman. hopefully, you will get a good examiner who will listen to you and document what you say in the report. too many examiners only write what they wan and not what you tell them. good luck.

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Whatever disability your exam is going to be on I suggest you take a look at the forem here on hadit that shows everything that pertains to your disability exam, and it'll show what normally the examiners are looking for during the exam. One thumb of rule is, don't go in and tell the Dr your doing fine if he ask's how are you today. Go in there like its one of the worst days you ever had. Remember they write everything down.

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Been through two C&P exams for PTSD, and every time they have ask the same old question the very first time: How are you feeling today? My reply has always been, terrible! If I was feeling fine, I would not be here talking to you. Always tell them you had a wonderful, stable childhood. If, you tell them anything differently, they could use it against you.

Good Luck

Papa

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