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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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ok final update  on service connected kidney stones i was awarded the full 30%for kidney stones i did a FDC using the  DBQ filledout showed i was on medication that could include pain meds  and any other meds used for treatment thanks for all the help if some one needs more info let me know and i will get back and let you know

 

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Nice, did you get paid back to 2014?

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no i let the deadline go past so i re started it but it did go back to  to 2015

1 year of retro it was just over 7000.00

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mrmark1999

I'm going in to a C&P exam next week with this exact same issue.  I retired in 1999 and didn't even know that I could claim something like this.  I was seen at the Beaufort Navel hospital in 1985 for my first Kidney stone and have had several since then.  My latest surgery was about 8 months ago.

Problem I have is that all of my military medical records are lost.  At least that is what they are leading me to believe.  I have requested them in writing and also called the Beaufort Navel Hospital to see if they had copies but no luck.  I was told in writing on the letter that came this week scheduling my exam that I can't take any supporting documents to the C&P, all paperwork has to come from the VA.  

Was it difficult to get this SC?  

Thanks

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