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I had a combination of a GW exam and C&P for my Scars, Sinus and intestinal conditions. The GW was the brief exam. Told the provider all the immunizations that I took, burning oil fields exposed to and nightmares and fatigue. at this point I'm not sure what to expect from the GW exam

One item i want to point out is the Intestinal condition exam. she looked at the several Gastroenteritis treatments during and after service( to included a DX of Hemorroids during and after service). The provider made a comment that i "should receive disabiltity for my IBS" and it looks like the provider documented a dx of IBS. I also i noticed that in 2012 i was dx with Ulceration of the Terminal Ileum, which the provider also mentioned .

In the remarks the provider stated that " Symptoms today are consistant with dx of IBS. I have encouraged veteran to discuss with his PCP

IBS would be considered a medically unexplained chronic multisymtom illness of unknown or partially known etiology related to service in the gulf

the provider also mentioned the dx with Ulceration of the Terminal Ileum that "at least as likely that not as a result of NSAIDS taken for service connected back pain. I do not think that this condition is contributing to current symptoms. He has not had a repeat colonoscopy"

aside for getting better, does this dx of IBS lead to a rating for IBS? what about the dx of Ulceration of the Terminal Ileum that "at least as likely that not as a result of NSAIDS taken for service connected back pain.



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I have GW exam in couple of weeks, any advice or can you tell me anything about the process?

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I went thru a GWE last wed for joint pains and memory loss that i have been cliaming since 1995. Finally got C&P for these and was denied on the joint pains since i had not been seeking treatment for such but was granted 50% chronic depressoin with memory loss on that one. Apparently i had seen docs while i was in the army for depression but before and after the gulf war. The c&p for joint pains was for neck and hip and elbows all denied.


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