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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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I have documentation and Lab results saying all genetic tests for iron overload are negative. I claimed blood disorder of unknown origin ( to include iron overload) undiagnosed illness. Now when I get my c&p exam will it have to be a specialist since that is who they will have to argue that my iron overload is genetic. In other words if the va doctor days it is genetic, and I have a specialist say all genetic tests are negative who is right?

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My first question would be - what is the current diagnosed disability that is the result

of this ?

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From what I remember specialist are only required for

Mental Health, Audiology, Opthamologist/Optometrist and Dental conditions.

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That is the thing. So dar the hematologist hasn't given it a name other than iron overload NOS. I have asked the Doc what else it could be if it isn't genetic. Hr states iron overload unspecified. Only thing left is environmental.

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From what I remember specialist are only required for

Mental Health, Audiology, Opthamologist/Optometrist and Dental conditions.

That is the thing. So dar the hematologist hasn't given it a name other than iron overload NOS. I have asked the Doc what else it could be if it isn't genetic. Hr states iron overload unspecified. Only thing left is environmental.

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Again, must a hematologist dispute my hematologist, or will a regular doctor at c&p hold up?????

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