Asthma Questions

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  1. angpack17

    angpack17 New Member

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    So I am thirteen years old right now and I really want to go the Naval Academy. I had asthma when I was younger but I am fine now. I have never had an asthma attack, or anything like that. I was prescribed an inhaler when i was about 9 or 10, but other than that nothing else. The thing is though, a few months ago, in about april, i had an upper respiratory infection, and was prescribed an inhaler for that, would that disqualify me from going to a service academy when i'm older? Also, when they say no record of asthma after the age of 13, do they mean nothing after you turn 13, or nothing after you turn 14?

    Thanks

    *Edit* When I very young, about 6 or 7, I had some unactive TB cells inside of my lungs, I took medication for it, and they are gone, could that DQ me?
     
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    Upon closer inspection, the second link has the wording from DoDMERB about your second question.
     
  4. angpack17

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    Thanks, but do you think they will count the inhaler I was given for the respiratory infection as asthma?
     
  5. Jkaz

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    I honestly do not know, maybe one of the more veteran posters will since the question may have come up in recent years.

    Good luck on your goals and definitely check out the rest of the forum, great advice from awesome people.
     

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