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Marie Price

Post service Hysterectomy - Can it be service connected?

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Hello:

If you receive a hysterectomy while you are filing for disability through the VA, will it still count?

I am out of the military.

Thank you

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I found these BVA cases that deal with hysterectomy as a secondary

is denied. Entitlement to an effective date prior to November 24, 2013 for the award of service connection for status post total hysterectomy secondary to uterine fibroids is denied. Entitlement to
 
spine disability is granted. Service connection for loss of a creative organ and post-operative residuals of a hysterectomy, including as secondary to service-connected uterine fibroids, is granted. An
 
incontinence is remanded. The claim of entitlement to service connection for a gynecological disability, claimed as hysterectomy with early menopause and loss of use of a creative organ secondary to venereal
 
condition which led to her post service hysterectomy. In a July 2015 statement, she stated, in part, that the claimed condition was a hysterectomy secondary to fibroids. She further stated that when she
 
treated with oral contraceptives to control her symptoms. The Veteran reports that this treatment continued until a 2006 hysterectomy secondary to a stage II uterine prolapse with traction cystocele. The
 
gland, liver damage and kidney condition and for graves' disease associated with MRSA. 3. Entitlement to service connection for residuals of hysterectomy including scars secondary to ovarian cysts. REPRESENTATION
 
February 2008 rating decision granted service connection for hysterectomy secondary to right ovarian cyst removal and assigned a temporary 100 percent disability rating effective May 29, 2007 (the date
 
for psychiatric disability, to include on a secondary basis, is remanded. Entitlement to service connection for fibroids with total hysterectomy is remanded. FINDINGS OF FACT 1. During the February
 
disorders to include stomach ulcers, and hiatal hernia; and variously diagnosed gynecological disorders to include uterine fibroid tumors, endometriosis, and residuals of hysterectomy (secondary to uterine
warranted for a disability which is proximately due to or the result of a service-connected disease or injury. 38 C.F.R. § 3.310(a). Such secondary service connection is warranted for any increase in

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