Do I bring doctor's letters to my medical exam?

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  1. ppod

    ppod New Member

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    Hi,
    I have some things that may be a DQ, but have letters from my doctors saying that they are no longer applicable/prevalent. (Ex's:I had asthma as a child, but I have a letter from my doctor saying that I no longer have it and have outgrown it. Also a couple letters from my psychiatrist which I had in highschool (7 yrs ago), saying that I am fit to serve, and no longer have depression.) Would it be useful to bring these to the exam? I asked a recruiter, and he said to only bring letters if they see it as a problem. He said that I shouldn't bring unnecessary attention to it. He also added that me bringing the letters would "throw everyone off" because it messes with the process, and I don't want to do that. But I'm fairly certain it will be seen as a DQ. I just want to be as prepared as possible. If I bring letters from my doctors saying that I am ok on different counts, would it keep them from DQ'ing me? I've read in some places that they are very black and white when it comes to the initial exam. So would it not make a difference? So I guess my question is, do I bring the letters to the initial exam or do I wait until I get the DQ and give them the letters during the waiver process?

    Thank you for the advice :)
     
  2. MullenLE

    MullenLE Member

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    You may send the letters to DoDMERB. You don't need to bring these to the exam. Ensure your complete name and last 4 SSN are on the documents.:thumb:
     
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    I'm sorry, just to be clear, I just wait until after the medical exam? And then I can send my letters to DoDMERB after I recieve the DQ paper work?
     
  4. MullenLE

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    U can send now:thumb:
     
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    Ok thank you very much :) i'm still getting together some letters of recomendation/reference. I should have them within a week. I will email them ASAP to you.
     
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