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My C&p Exam, Need Some Input



First I want to thank the members of this forum, wow, what a vast data base created by the finest men and women that ever walked the face of this earth. Semper FI to all.

So I was medically discharged after a HUMMER hit my MC as I was just minding my own business in 1987. The right side of my body was pretty much destroyed. Currently, I am rated at

20% degenerative disc disease 5243

20% residuals first and second metatarsals 5010-5284

10% residuals gamekeeper 5010-5224

10% interverbial disk syndrome 5243-8522

10% post operative residuals removal of the plica 5257

10% Chronic Bronchitis 6600

0% scars 7805

Combined Rating 60%

Rating decision was 2010

Jan 2015 I had another C&P exam

My current issues are increased pain in back, right leg is completely numb and aching I've been diagnosed with peripheral neuropathy of both feet, sleep apnea, High blood pressure high cholesterol, diverticulitis, gout, yada yada yada.

I'm prescribed 8 Vicon a day 2700 mg gabapentin, linsipril, samivstatin, indomethicine oh man its a full hand full of stuff just to function everyday. I have VA shoes, a cane and a walker. I'm not good. But it is what it is.

The DR commented that my Pulmonary exam was terrible but didn't expand. I tried to comply with everything he asked of me but I'm very guarded when it comes to my pain as it takes weeks to heal.

I haven't worked in 2 years and was making 72k as a sheet metal worker. My life feels like its over but I have custody of 3 ids 11,15 and 17 and must carry on for them.

The wait is murder to find out if the VA will rate me 100% IU. Can I get some input from you guys

Thanks Cook BA

I'm 49 Y/O and feel like I'm 70.

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