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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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Hi, I found the following information on the VA website and thought I'd share it. Diabetes Mellitus (Type II) : As a presumptive condition for in-country Vietnam veterans: Birth Defects - Spina Bifida: The Veterans’ Benefit...
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Can you. get in the Military with PTSD
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CAN YOU GET INTO MILITARY WITH. PTSD
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The Federal Government has established a "no buy" list called the NICS list. Whenever you attempt to purchase a firearm the dealer is supposed to call a number and consult this list. Once on the list you can never ever purchase or own a ...
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I was sent to Fitzsimons Army Hospital in November 1994 to have left ankle reconstruction. I am trying to find those records and since the hospital closed in 1999, I am not sure where to find them. I believe my surgery was on 9 Novembe...
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Hello, Well, for starters, granted this may not be the only forum that deals with such an issue, yet my girlfriend (1st Lt. US Army - currently deployed overseas) suggested I give it a try nonetheless. So, that having been said, than...
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Has the VA recognized spinal stenosis as having a service connected link to agent orange exposure?
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I have recently been informed I have Herpes I and II. My ex (Air Force) will not tell me if he has it or not?. He had sex with me when I left a long term relationship unprotected which I didn't remember so he could have done this to me. ...
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Well alittle about myself I've been in the Army(19k) seven years. I have one deployment to Iraq(Kirkuk 09-10) and Afghanistan(11-12). I've always been known as a excellent soldier when it came to leadership I was waivered all the way thr...
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It is highly recommended to periodically make a Freedom of Information Act request for every single page of your VA records. They don't charge for this. You will often find all sorts of statements inside that you may not be aware of, oft...
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To anyone who might have insight, I entered the military a 19, and have served six years in the Air National Guard, and the past two in the Army National Guard until present. I will be hitting my 8 years of service this December 2010....
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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 little girl not only because I do not like the hospitals or doctors here but also b/c I would like to have my family and...
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What kind of STD test are done for entrance into the military. And if found to have something will u be unable to enlist or will they pardon depending on the results. Any information is helpful. Thanks
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Hello, I am a Iraq War Vet. since getting out of the military in Dec 2004, I have had a series of autoimmune "like" afflictions that could not be pin-pointed to any particular disease by the VA (pin needle sensations, dizziness, vertigo...
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Just curious how many of us (military) are out there that have been dx'd with autoimmune disease...possible from repeated vaccinations? After Hep B, I've found myself with pernicious anemia, hashimoto's thyroiditis, raynauds, and possib...
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between 1965 and 1966 i served a tour in the army in vietnam. in the late ninetys and early two thousands i was dianosed with having a low platlette and white blood cell count and was tested for leukemia. of course my bone marrow test c...
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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. I already saw that something was different about him as we talked on the phone, while he was there. He was always mad ...
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My boyfriend was in the Air Force years back. He slipped on a cargo net and tore his rotators cuff the military paid for that operation but when he was freed from the cargo net he fell and as a result ended up with 2 slipped disks. They ...
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Has there ever been any studies on where Children of fathers exposed can suffer from auto immune diseases such as MS and issues with strokes at a young age. Also lung problems. Thanks You
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I just got out of the military and want to start donating plasma to make a little extra money while waiting on my first paycheck as a civilian. What does the US military final physical test for? Since the bloodwork on the final physical ...
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