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camp Lejeune

I'm new to the site.  Was diagnosed in 7/2011~surgery in12/2011, after duffering 46 years.
My question is....How many of you were at camp Lejeune, .born there,lived in bade housing,one or both parents worked on base,  or you went to the day care on base? Just doing a survey for my own curiosity.
Thanks
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620923 tn?1452915648
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  Hi and welcome to the Chiari forum.

The closest I ever got to Camp LeJeune was visiting my sister who lived outside it....and it was only a few days.....

I also understand ur reason for ur question....the water contamination that was discovered there....

  Sorry as I don't know if this will find answers for u, or the ones u were looking for....but know u r not alone in dealing with this condition and related conditions.
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Thank you. I'm just wondering. So many questions and so little answers.
620923 tn?1452915648
COMMUNITY LEADER

  The thing is, u may have had Chiari since birth and just found it and since there is an issue with the water there u r trying to find a reason u have it.....and there may not be answers for that question.

But should u have other questions about Chiari we will do our best to help u with answers.
1891806 tn?1391119037
This site is very laid back and non-judgemental. Selma is one of the top members and has extremely amount of knowledge. I can say that I do not feel there were ANY judgmental undertones in her answers. It's too bad you feel offended.

Good luck in your quest.
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I know this is very old but if you happen to get this notified to you,  I was in utero, born and lived on base during the contamination years and just recently got diagnosed with CM but have had symptoms since the time I can remember, I'm 36 currently.
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