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I was stuck with  a needle several years ago.  Subsequently contacted HEP C and HIV.  Since that time I have been on labor and industries and social security disability.  Currently my life s ok but i am unable to function at a 100%.  If I get over tired I get confused and frequently mix things up.  I also have nerve damage from one of the viruses attacking my spine.  This was diagnosed by a neurologist. My ambulation has been affected requiring me to use a cane or a walker if going long distances.  I am now being scheduled for an Independent medical exam to reevaluate my limitations.

Has anyone else been thru a n IME?  I am concerned that they will not understand that my limitations are not always noticable.  The last 3 years I worked sick I could not put in a 40 hour week.  Any suggestions or advice would help.
thank you.
1744282 tn?1314068899
Im in the same boat pal. let me know how it goes ok. Only thing keep going to doctors I am  keep your head up and if your disabled I hope they give it to you.
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