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Service Connected Recurrent Kidney Stones ?

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Can i receive a VA rating for kidney stones ?

I first had Kidney stones while at 29 Palms Ca in the Marines I had 2 separate events one on right side and the other on the left side sent to the emergency room both times . I was also sent to Camp Pendelton for a urine study. All of this is in my Medical File. After my discharge I have had 11 different passed stones .One surgery to break up stones and a stent put in .I currently have 5 more stones in my kidney now .

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Should I file a Clam ?

Can I file a clam?

Could it be considered service connected recurrent issue ?

If i do file how do i go about getting it Service connected?

If it is approved what kind of rating could i expect?

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Kidney stones are rated under Renal Calculi criteria in the part 4. of the schedule for disability ratings.

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Definitely, as long as it is documented in your military records. Some stuff the VA just does not like to rate. I had Shingles 2 times, yes I said twice in one year while active. The VA would not rate this, even though it is very unheard of someone having Shingles more than once in their life.

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Ok What would i need to do to file for it would i need to have all the times i was in the emergency room for the stones after i got out ? medications given ? MRI reports there has been so many stops at the doctor office while in service in 29 palms i was sent to med clinic for dehydration but my medical records don't show clinical records i just need to know what info i need to start the claim

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Ok well i finally have all of the service records and all of the civilian records and list of current medications that i have for kidney stones

1. is there any regulations i can site in the claim so i can steer the VA raters inn the right directions

2 any format to help organize

i just dont want to send a bunch of medical files im try ing to find a way to get them organised any help would be appreciated

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