allergies

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    Seasonal Allergies

    I've been trying to do my research but have seen multiple conflicting answers on this topic and was hoping someone could help me out. I've noticed that on the USAFA and AFROTC websites it says that history of seasonal allergies past age 12 can be a DQ. I'm currently 14 and get seasonal...
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    Allergy Shots while at West Point??

    So I've been receiving allergy shots for pollen/cat/ certain tree allergies for the last couple of months. I started receiving them after my DODMERB physical and none of the allergies were flagged as any concern. I just disclosed the allergy shots to west point. I'm currently receiving them...
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    Medical DQ

    I received a medical DQ for the following codes after submitting my information on my sinus surgery. The surgery removed the nasal polyps and I don't have chronic sinusitis anymore. It says under waiver review. I was just wondering what the likelihood of getting a waiver is. D124.00...
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    West Point application - allergies/cough

    I am excited to be applying for West Point. My biggest worry is the Dodmerb Report of Medical History. I have been getting allergy shots for environmental sensitivities for about 4 years and should be able to stop those in the upcoming year. I rarely need any over the counter meds or anything...
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    Advice on how to deal w Asthma

    Hi there - this is my first post on this forum. I have learned a lot by reading through various threads. I am reaching out to anyone who could help... My son is a sophomore in High School with good SAT scores, good academics overall. He was diagnosed with mild asthma around age 6 or 7 and...
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    Sesame Seed Allergy Disqualification?

    I am currently a junior in high school, planning to apply for a Naval Academy appointment. According to a blood test by a local allergy doctor, I have an allergy to sesame seeds. I have eaten sesame seeds many times in the past with no issues. I have spoken to my recruiter about this but the...
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    AFROTC Penicillin Allergy

    So I have been DQ'd for a history of shoulder dislocation. Luckily I am fortunate enough to have had two corrective surgeries and I am just as good as before. However, I am submitting the remedial for my waiver and I have come across a slight problem. DoDMERB needs a clinical note from my...
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    Anaphylactic Waiver

    I apologize if this is the wrong place for this thread, as I am new to this forum. I wanted to get some information/first hand accounts about getting a waiver for an allergy. I've seen a lot of posts about food allergies- but none about my situation. I have a history of allergies to ants. I have...
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    DodMERB Seasonal Allergies Question????? PLEASE HELP

    I am entering the AFROTC this Fall semester as a 250 Cadet. I am curious as to your thoughts on what I should put down on the pre exam dodmerb checklist sheet. I was prescribed allergy medication and received allergy shots for 6 years when I was 10. 20 now. They were for seasonal allergies...
  10. FatPilot117

    Let's get this Pilot-Allergy problem straight

    Hi, I'm an 18 year old senior in High School whose applying to the Air Force and Naval Academies. To me, either one would be a fine institution to attend, but when I'm scrolling through potential jobs, the pilot requirements for the Air Force (not the Navy I believe) state that you must have "No...
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