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    Multiple sclerosis

    When you started scheduling appt for residuals was that before or after you were diagnosed?
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    Multiple sclerosis

    I had an mri of my brain and my nuerologist said I had lesions but they were not of significant size. He wants to look into Pernicious anemia which requires me injecting myself with b12 shots. The b12 needs to be refrigerated however I am supposed to go to shore duty in the next few months and...
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    gabapentin

    Yea the nuerologist just said it’s a minor nerve condition that causes tingling which get annoying. I had MRi of my brain and nothing showed so that’s why he prescribed the medication and diagnosis. When I asked him will any of this make me non deployable he said no but I just want to make sure.
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    gabapentin

    Were you able to look up the type of medication it is? It’s usually used for people with epilepsy but it can also be used for nerve pain.
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    gabapentin

    I am just unsure if the medication itself makes me non deployable
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    gabapentin

    I was Diagnosed with benign fascination syndrome and was prescribed gabapentin. I have tingling in my body at times. Will taking this medication get me sent to a PEB/MEB. When asking my Nuerologist he said it wouldn’t but I just want to be sure.l because I have over 16 years in the Navy and do...
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    Multiple sclerosis

    I am still currently active duty with 16 years in the navy. I would like to make it to 20 but I doubt it’s possible if I have MS.
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    Multiple sclerosis

    Will I be rated on just the MS or every portion of the body that the MS effects?
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    Multiple sclerosis

    I was told I might have multiple sclerosis. How do I go about getting the actual symptoms diagnosed properly. I currently have tingling, twitches and numbness through my entire body. I have weakness on both sides of the body. I also have headaches and stomach pain. I don’t know if I have to...
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    Ankylosing spondylosis

    I am now being tested for Ankylosing spondylosis. I have entire spine and neck pain with pain in hips, shoulders,wrists and feet. With the disease will I have any way of staying in service?
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    Psoriatic Arthritis MEB

    For the dod to rate 60 percent was it just based on the humira or did the arthritis effect multiple joints?
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    Psoriatic arthritis

    I have been in the navy 15 years and may have psoriatic arthritis. I have read that taking Humira causes you to be non deployable. does having psoriatic arthritis automatically trigger a MEB/PEB ? Also is there any medication to treat psoriatic arthritis that does not make you non deployable?
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    Update on Army policy on TDRL placement

    I was found fit for full duty after spinal fusion. However once I received orders my gaining commands SMO denied my sea duty screening. pers now has my medical record as is reviewing it. Can they see my civilian surgeons notes or do I need to bring them . Also can they see when I was at a...
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    Civilian care

    Forgot to add that none of the things I have had done out in town is in my navy medical record but can the PEB get access to my humans record or tricare record that’s online?QUOTE="Nyjohnny, post: 211324, member: 67331"]Can a PEB see when I visited civilian emergency rooms or what civilian...
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    Civilian care

    Can a PEB see when I visited civilian emergency rooms or what civilian docotors did when I was referred through tricare. I know on humana and tricare online I can see it but can the MEB see that or is it protected by hIPPa?
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