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I have a few questions What would the diagnostic code be for barretts esophagus?

then when I was doing some researh and reading over my last c&p exam the doctor had in it that I was diagnosed with migrains and ibs from what I remember and could find in my records I never was but i do take meds prescribed for both from VA so do I have a case here?

what would the dc be for ibs as well?

I also am having some anxiety and panic attacks but did not have them in service but feel it is from the gulf war and have never said anything about it to VA but my private doctor has me on meds for it.

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Roses.

If you are having anxiety and panic attacks, these are symptoms under "mental disorders" and you can seek compensation for them, if you have not already. Mental disorders are rated by symptoms..regardless if its PTSD, MDD, Schizo, etc.

Migraines, PTSD, and the others are similar:

To get SC compensation for them you need

1. A current diagnosis

2. An in service event or illness.

3. A nexus between the two.

In a nutshell, to get SC your doctor is going to need to state in your records, "Veterans condition x is at least as likely as not due to .......which occurred in military service".

If your doctor will say something close to this you will likely eventually get SC for it, if the doc does not provide said nexus, you are likely to be denied unless you can find another doc who will provide aforementioned nexus.

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