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Is this considered for backpay

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What's up Fellow Vets,

I have a question about back pay.  I was medically discharged from the Army in 2004.  In my VA paperwork, prior to discharge, I claimed my asthma ( which I am 30% sc) and my left hamstring stains.  I was approved sc for my asthma (30%) but my the claim for my leg was denied because they said it wasnt a chronic.  Since my discharge, I have re-injured the same hamstring at least 2 times a year.  I am currently receiving physical therapy for the same hamstring at the VA hospital.   I noticed on Ebenefits that my claim for my leg was still there waiting to be reopened, so i clicked the option to reopen my claim.  Do you think I have a case for my leg?  If so, do you think this will qualify for back pay since the original claim was filed in 2004?

Thanks for the advice.

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you first got to get it service -connected than you can worry about the retro

pay if any but it doesn't look good

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