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Help with Rhinitis claim

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Hello,

Can you all please help me understand the results of my recent C&P examination. I asked for an increase of my service connected rhinitis and went from a 0% to a 10% but I believe it should be rated 30% based on the fact that my CT scan showed a 3x5mm Polyp. The CP examiner noted that my CT scan showed a polyp and then he marked no on the polyp question! I provided a DBQ from my personal family doctor that indicated I have a nasal polyp but I think that since the CP examiner was an ENT doc they trumped my family doctor. They also denied my secondary claim for chronic sinusitis secondary to my rhinitis. My CT scan also showed chronic sinus disease. Any help is greatly appreciated! I'm working on going from 90-100% schedular. 

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Thanks for the replies everyone! I'm working on fighting it to get the appropriate rating of 30%. The C&P exam was a complete joke compared to the exam that my Doctor completed. He even said he didn't have the appropriate equipment to do the exam because the VA doesn't provided the specialized equipment like he has in his personal office.

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