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letter from civilian DR to support increase in my Narcolepsy claim


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Im putting together documents to increase my claim of Narcolepsy, i have 2 buddy letters from military co-workers, letter from my wife also.  i would like to know what information is needed in a letter from my Neurologist,  i know i dont need a Nexus letter since im all ready SC for my condition at 40%.  if anyone can give me some advice and maybe a sample letter from a DR. to the VA would greatly be appreciated.     

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You indicated that you are already SC.  Besides a nexus, a doctor can provide information about symptoms (which may or may not already be documented) and could also render an opinion on an effective date.  

    An example of this may be your family doctor grew up with you.  He knows that after you left the military, things went downhill.  He can opine that you have had symptoms of xxx disorder since year 20xx.  

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41 minutes ago, broncovet said:

You indicated that you are already SC.  Besides a nexus, a doctor can provide information about symptoms (which may or may not already be documented) and could also render an opinion on an effective date.  

    An example of this may be your family doctor grew up with you.  He knows that after you left the military, things went downhill.  He can opine that you have had symptoms of xxx disorder since year 20xx.  

so just a letter from my Dr. is there anything that should be put in the letter.  i have been treated by my DR. since 2009.  

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24 minutes ago, scottishere99 said:

so just a letter from my Dr. is there anything that should be put in the letter.  i have been treated by my DR. since 2009.  

also what do i need to put on any letters that i send to the VA  ie. ssn, full name, ect

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