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    I'm Lost about DOD ratings

    Oh I get it. Ok. So even if you get 90%, normal color retired ID card. I hope everything works out for you.
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    I'm Lost about DOD ratings

    I see. Thanks. Do you need a minimum disability rating to get one?
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    I'm Lost about DOD ratings

    100% Old warrior - I hope everything works out for you. Sorry, dumb question, but what is a Red ID card? Does it identify disabled veterans? Do you need a minimum disability rating to get one of these - Anyone? Thank you. Best of luck to you.
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    Date of VA Claim and Recent Changes to Scars. Which Date will they use?

    Hello, My initial VA claim was filed in June, 2018. There were several IDES referred conditions. One of the VA conditions was for Scars. I understand that the Scar Ratings were revised in September, 2018. Will my rating for Scars be based on the pre-September 2018 ratings or on the new ratings...
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    Loss of one Testicle/ED - ratable?

    Ahhh. Got it. Thank you gsfowler.
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    Loss of one Testicle/ED - ratable?

    Folks. Sorry again to bother. But I was sent to a endocrinologist after surgery with my urologist. Surgery with my urologist removed a right testicular cyst and left testicular hydrocele. But....right testicle has shrunk to the size of a pistachio (bad visual, sorry). But true. "Vascular...
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    Mental Disorders DBQ - Can my civilian psychiatrist fill this out?

    Folks - sorry about this. But I did review previous posts, but am still confused. My civilian psychiatrist will do the Mental Disorders DBQ. But he is confused about the DBQ form which states: " Is it possible to differentiate what portion of the occupational and social impairment is caused by...
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    Mental Disorders DBQ - Can my civilian psychiatrist fill this out?

    Happy New Year All - especially to anyone reading this from the Middle East. Quick background: Navy IDES but NARSUM not yet submitted. QTC Contractor - PhD - Did My TBI/Cognitive Dysfunction/Depression Exam using the Initial Post Traumatic Stress Disorder DBQ QTC Contractor -MD Neurologist -...
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    TMD - Temporary or Permanent Rating Depending on?

    Hello everyone, Does the VA usually rate Temporomandibular Disorder as a temporary or permanent affliction? Many TMD cases resolve on their own over time. So my question is - does the VA usually rate TMD as a temporary condition? If so, what does that mean? Any insight or guidance much...
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    Loss of one Testicle/ED - ratable?

    Thank you chaplaincharlie!
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