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I am 80% rated now and I have a notice of disagreement going right now for PFB (razor bumps) because it was denied because the PFB (razor bumps) was not shown to have originated while in service (meaning PFB now is confirmed only lacking evedince I had PFB in service). This was a over site because I have all the no shave chits and other military medical records showing I had PFB (razor bumps) in service. Presuming the VA overturns its decision will I get back pay for a 10% PFB rating for the time the claim was going even though it won’t raise my now 80% rating to 90%.

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If your claim has no impact on your compensation rate now would it have had a impact if it had been approved originally?

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My question to you is this? Did you have PFB before yiou entered service? If so, did service aggravate it?

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John999 I'm pretty sure the 10% rating would have done nothing. I already had 20% then 10% then 70%. With the added 10% according to the Disabilities Calculator I would have 80.56% that would be rounded down to the 80% I already have.

Jbasser I didn't have razor bumps on the back of my head until after boot camp. I still deal with them now. It's all documented, I really think that someone just overlooked my info.

I’ve always thought that compensation would be given for a rating that went into notice of disagreement and was overturned later. Was I wrong?

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