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(PFT) First of 4 C&P's down, question about rating

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First let me state, Ive been searching and searching trying to find information pertaining to my disabilities and C&P's. I just completed my first C&P for an asthma increase. My numbers still appear to place me in the 10% range, but im trying to find out if I could still qualify for the 30% rating based on being prescribed by my primary care to use my albuterol 4x per day. Also, is there something that I would have to submit as evidence or will they make the determination base on my primary care physician albuterol 4x daily recommendation?

My numbers follows:

                Pre-Bronch

                  Actual     Pred     %Pred 

FVC         *3.01        4.10       *73

FEV1       *2.66        3.35       *79

                  Post-Bronch

                  Actual     %Pred 

FVC         *2.99         *72

FEV1       *2.67         *79

 

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Welcome aboard, 

 

My Asthma % was based on the Breathing Test thru the C&P exam.

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First of all, forgot to say welcome aboard. My Asthma is pretty bad, and yet I was granted only 10%. Very hard to get higher, unless you have been hospitalized due to the Asthma. Good luck and wish you the best. God Bless

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