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Tinnitus they said 10% due to my TBI. But I wore these bad boys in Afghanistan and in the states upon my return in 2009/2010 and we know by the 3M lawsuit it could have definitely been the cause. But I didnt think hearing loss was something they rate just tinnitus, just want to know if there’s something else that they will rate and not attribute it to my TBI but possibly anything else other then my TBI? The two at the bottom are what there rated under 

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They can rate your hearing loss to be secondary from your TBI but the Dr will need to nexus that  hearing loss to your TBI....Usually loud sudden noise  that induced your hearing loss...damage to ear drums  ect,,,ect,,

but IF Your at 100% they won't be any more compensation to rate  although they will give you a degree in your hearing loss  but if you can hear at all it will only be a 10% rating maybe 50%  but to get any SMC  your hearing loss will need to be severely profound and more than a 50% rating 

I don't think they have a 60% rating for hearing loss ?  so unless your completely deaf  there is not going to be any more compensation for you with hearing loss...only if you become completely Deaf.

being deal will not likely kill you.

you can get your hearing loss  service connected  but its likely not going to cause your death.

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I’ve noticed it closed already no point in waiting for the letter ebenefits has it listed bilateral hearing lose not service connected 10% for tinnitus and 30% dizziness and lightheadedness rated for my ears but I’m guessing the doctor when we were doing the repeat words said I was taking to long to repeat the word back but he opined it was my tbi residuals so I’m assuming they denied it because I already have three connected to my tbi already for 50 30 and 10.... this is my last new claim it’s super Quick these days but I just wanted my hearing checked and I figured might try and see They connect but he say it was mild but my searching for words due to my Tbi making it worse. Not sure why they wouldn’t just lump it in as a symptom of my tbi like they did with my PTSD and Sleep apnea/disturbances short term memory loss and lapses... but i don’t need to fight it he completely honest I’m sure and I didn’t go in and start playing battleships with the buzzer lol dx mild hearing impairment not far away enough dealing with my age I’m assuming the denial will say at 35 mild deafness is ok he said i can go get hearing aids least then I can turn them off And not hear the kids complaining and or wife I’m deaf go get check Out..

I’m at 10 different service connected disabilities not sure if That’s allot, I can say claims are operating at warp speed these days curious to see how appeals move or if a higher review would work the doctor didn’t even 

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