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This is an un-mediated community for discussions relating to health issues of soldiers who served or are serving in the military. Topics include, but are not limited to Amputation, Anxiety, Back and Spinal Injuries, Benefits, Burns, Biological and Chemical Exposure, Bone Injuries, Depression, Disabled Vets, Gastrointestinal Injuries, Head Injuries, Health Insurance, Infections, Infectious Diseases, Mental Health Issues, Post Traumatic Shock Disorder (PTSD), Resources for Vets, Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD), Vaccines, Wounds-Other

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PMDER1Jun 21
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By k9cecil
Has the VA recognized spinal stenosis as having a service connected link to agent orange exposure?
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By caregiver222
It is highly recommended to periodically make a Freedom of Information Act request for every single page of your VA r...
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smithedMar 03
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nutrinut_bobFeb 17, 2011
drifter0213Nov 25, 2010
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By StillKickin21 Blank
To anyone who might have insight, I entered the military a 19, and have served six years in the Air National Guard...
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drifter0213Sep 29, 2013
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By skybaby429 Blank
My husband is military and we also have a 16 month old whom will be 18m when we leave. I want to go home to have our ...
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CindyFeb 22
a1983Mar 06, 2013
jospehine150Feb 06, 2013
srj274Dec 03, 2012
Wayfarer1Oct 18, 2012
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By Jack615 Blank
Hi, I found the following information on the VA website and thought I'd share it. Diabetes Mellitus (Type II)...
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gofioApr 14, 2013
neffie17Apr 14, 2013
BluCrystalApr 13, 2013
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By neffie17 Blank
What kind of STD test are done for entrance into the military. And if found to have something will u be unable to enl...
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nutrinut_bobFeb 17, 2011
tobsatFeb 09, 2011
drifter0213Aug 26, 2010
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By tee092 Blank
Hello, I am a Iraq War Vet. since getting out of the military in Dec 2004, I have had a series of autoimmune "like" ...
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missnannyDec 14, 2008
beaumike65Oct 10, 2008
itsallinmyhead1969Aug 29, 2008
AlettaJeannetteAug 04, 2008
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By elizabeth42 Blank
Just curious how many of us (military) are out there that have been dx'd with autoimmune disease...possible from repe...
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By yuckey Blank
between 1965 and 1966 i served a tour in the army in vietnam. in the late ninetys and early two thousands i was diano...
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nutrinut_bobMay 10, 2013
cssamoNov 14, 2012
robinh466Nov 01, 2012
drifter0213Jan 27, 2012
mommyofthree547Jan 27, 2012
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By mommyofthree547 Blank
hi, my husband has a big anger problem and I'm wondering if it could be PTSD?! He was in Iraq twice, last was 2009. ...
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drifter0213Sep 08, 2013
nutrinut_bobSep 07, 2013
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By Nik121 Blank
My boyfriend was in the Air Force years back. He slipped on a cargo net and tore his rotators cuff the military paid ...
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drifter0213Jun 22, 2013
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By Cindyg777 Blank
Has there ever been any studies on where Children of fathers exposed can suffer from auto immune diseases such as MS ...
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drifter0213May 28, 2013
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By Moroni Blank
I just got out of the military and want to start donating plasma to make a little extra money while waiting on my fir...
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nutrinut_bobMay 10, 2013
rosenberryFeb 03, 2013
JKJFeb 27, 2009
JKJFeb 27, 2009
missnannyFeb 26, 2009
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By otis69 Blank
HI, I am the ex wife of a disabled Desert Storm veteran. I have suffered similar symptoms as he has since he has been...
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vetwife6347May 08, 2013
drifter0213May 13, 2010
margypopsMay 13, 2010
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By eyedochenry Blank
I would like to know if there is an increased risk of retinal disease i.e. retinitis pigmentosa, macular degeneration...
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nutrinut_bobMar 06, 2013
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By ciociola Blank
is there any link to wet macular degeneration as a result of agent orange exposure?
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drifter0213Jan 28, 2013
caregiver222Jan 25, 2013
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By margypops Blank
http://maketheconnection.net/resources just had a look at this and it seems helpful
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FemfatalJan 20, 2013
missnannySep 14, 2008
itsallinmyhead1969Aug 29, 2008
SassieBritchesAug 15, 2008
dualdis3Aug 15, 2008
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By dualdis3 Blank
AT Colorado and California Military Bases, PTSD is now called pre-existing personality disorder by the US Military Fo...
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caregiver222Dec 31, 2012
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jdeeseDec 28, 2012
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By jdeese Blank
Hello everyone. I just had a question I couldn't find an answer to anywhere else and thought this would be my best s...
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drifter0213Dec 18, 2012
caregiver222Dec 12, 2012
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By supergirl1227 Blank
Is there possible way to join air force reserve or military if stable enough and out of meds from depression? Has any...
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