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Copd ( Respiratory Impairment ) And Blood Disorder

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If a Veteran is service connected for COPD or other respiratory impairment and their red blood count ( RBC ) becomes abnormally elevated as the body's response to chronic hypoxia, there are or can be consequences to the thickened blood.

Anybody ever file a compensation claim for blood disorder secondary to COPD / Emphysema or chronic bronchitis etc.?

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