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I had bilateral knee replacements. The left knee was service connected at the time and the right one wasn't. The Dr said that they both needed replacing, I tried to claim the right knee as secondary and was denied. What can I do?

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1.  Get the second knee replaced if YOU think its needed and will benefit you.

2.  Appeal the denial by filing a NOD.  

     Did your doctor say "the right knee issues are at least as likely as not related to the SC left knee issues?"  If your doctor said that, then you should be successful in your appeal.  

    However, if your doctor did NOT say something similar, you will likely need an IMO/IME to win it.  

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