allergies

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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...
  2. E

    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...
  3. S

    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...
  4. N

    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...
  6. M

    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...
  7. 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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