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C&P Exam



I would like to give a scenario update. I'm scheduled tomorrow, May 13, 2016 @ 1:00pm for a Compensation & Pension examination for hysterectomy residuals at the Gynecology Department - Lake Baldwin VAMC in Orlando/Winter Park, Florida. I'm also scheduled for a C&P examination for Bilateral Foot conditions at the Podiatrist Department at 2:00pm tomorrow as well. I filed for my c-file which to no avail. Should I bring with me what little medical records that I have in my possession pertaining to the post-hysterectomy and records in my SMR for excessive bleeding, cramps, fibroids (notes, as well as diagrams showing the location), D&C (dilation & curettage) procedure and records of having a spontaneous abortion (miscarriage) due to the fibroids while in service, and any bilateral foot treatments too? I know this seems like a last minute notice, but they called me at 9:30am this morning to schedule. Any information from you all knowledgeable and awesome comrades would be greatly appreciated. Thank you in advance!

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You should take any and all pertinent evidence with you to give a copy to the C & P examiner. A lot of examiners will not take the evidence or even review it but some examiners will and if yours will it will be a great help with your claim.  1. Make sure you have a current diagnosis. 2. Your in-service conditions and 3. A medical nexus (statement/note) that links 1. and 2. together with a good medical rationale.

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Jerrel this is good to take to C&P

Im making me a few copies of this



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@pete992 Thank you for that input! Yes, I'm currently diagnosed with residuals. I have medical records that would substantiate in-service treatments for the condition. I have a nexus letter that I'd recently received from the doctor that performed the hysterectomy. So, I should be good to go with that!

@Tbird Exactly, this fit my situation to a Tee! Plus, I have numerous medical records of so many entries of treatments for uterine fibroids. To include, the medical records from William Beaumont Army Medical Center who performed the D&C in hopes of eradicating the fibroids, but they eventually came back while in service (I have those records). Then...while stationed at Scofield Barracks, HI...I became pregnant and experienced a miscarriage due to several fibroids that were in my fallopian tubes that caused a blockage for the embryo to grow (I have those records).

@Jerrel So basically, I need to print out this form? At the very bottom it has a denote; saying do not give to the examiner.......keep as records! Where I'm confused at is, why print and keep for records. Do I fill-in this form from information that the examiner will discuss or should I have them fill it out?

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