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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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    Loss of one Testicle/ED - ratable?

    I see . Thank you chaplaincharlie. When DOES the VA rate ED? With systemic afflictions only? ex diabetes, etc? Thank you.
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    Loss of one Testicle/ED - ratable?

    Friends, This is somewhat of a follow up from a previous post of mine. I'm still on active duty. I had testicular surgery, right testicle did not get blood. Atrophied. Confirmed by Ultra sound and blood test (testosterone way low). My problem now - ED. Way worse! Hardly works at all. I've read...
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    Can Squamous Cell Carcinoma (skin cancer) be claimed?

    Dodger70 - sorry about the Red Sox. I hope I'm not beating a dead horse. Would his scars on the face, assuming loss of tissue, asymmetry, color, be rated SEPARATELY from any other scars or does the VA just toss everything into the dermatological salad?
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    Can Squamous Cell Carcinoma (skin cancer) be claimed?

    Hi mjf114 and Chaplain charlie - Mike - thanks for all the help you gave me previously on this topic. I am going through the same thing! mjf114 - For your SCC scars, I can only assume that they have resulted in a change of color, loss of soft tissue, asymmetry, etc. ? Going forward, what...
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    My Rating With This Hearing Data. Is this right?

    I used the wrong one. Thank you Chaplain Charlie.
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    Going Through Navy IDES. Where am I?

    There weren't any ratings (percentage numbers) on the forms. They were just VA exam forms signed by the QTC doctor. I assume this is just to have me review before it is sent to the VA?
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    My Rating With This Hearing Data. Is this right?

    From my Objective Findings on my C&P Exam: Pureton Thresholds in decibels: Right Ear: (Ave B-E) = 35 Left Ear: (Ave B-E) = 30 Speech Discrimination Score: Right Ear= 56% Left Ear= 54% I checked the VA tables and I think this is rated at 20%?? If you've done this before, does this look right...
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    Going Through Navy IDES. Where am I?

    Hello Forum Members. I am going through the IDES process. QTC Exams are back and with my PEBLO. He sent them to me. 1. What happens next? 2.Someone mentioned about a one-time appeal for an out of whack ROM. How does that work? What do I need to do? Thank you in advance.
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    Rating Question - Loss of one testicle & Chronic Epididymo-orchitis

    Thank you - got it. I hope I'm not being too technical, but what (how) do I apply for the SMC-K?
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    Rating Question - Loss of one testicle & Chronic Epididymo-orchitis

    Oh sorry ...forgot...Urologist also documented retrograde ejaculation? Never heard of this.
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    Rating Question - Loss of one testicle & Chronic Epididymo-orchitis

    Good Morning, I looked up some good threads which covered this topic. But I still have a rating question if someone could please shed light. Hx: Bilateral chronic testicular pain. Well documented. Ultra Sound showed a epididymal cyst (right testicle) and hydrocele (left testicle). Cyst removed...
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