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#1 Rob m

 
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Posted 27 July 2010 - 06:45 AM

I'm still active duty but plan on retiring soon and submitting a claim for TBI (partial skull removal with underlying brain damage) . I'm currently seeing a doc for headaches and taking meds for this. I'm wondering "if" the doc finds a med that works for me and "if" the pain goes away can I still file a claim for headaches or will the VA consider me cured?

I have several other related claims I plan on filing for, but I've been in allot of pain for years and don't feel optimistic about pain relief.

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Posted 27 July 2010 - 06:51 AM

Diagnostic Code 8045 - TBI

Diagnostic Code 8100 - Migraines

http://edocket.acces...38cfr4.124a.htm


Diagnostic Code 5296 -Skull, loss of part of, both inner and outer tables:
http://edocket.access.gpo.gov/cfr_2009/julqtr/38cfr4.71a.htm

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Posted 27 July 2010 - 08:21 AM

Good Luck

For most of the worry about the VA changing a rating once they make it they rarely do anything unless you ask for them to look at it again.




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