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    Pilonidal Cyst Timeline - DoDMERB and Academy Process Question

    I am writing as I have a DS which we found out had a Pilonidal Cyst over the summer. At the time, he had it drained, and when we talked to the doctor, they said if it did not have an issue, then to not worry about it and no procedure to remove the effected area; we had another episode where it...
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    Self Harm Waiver

    Does anyone know if there is a waiver for self harm incidents for the United States Naval Academy. It so I would love to hear about the process of obtaining one.
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    What are the chances of getting medical waivers for asthma and a labrum tear for USMA?

    I did my medical examinations in August and am now in a waiver process for both asthma and a labrum tear. After sending in documents and pharmacy records while in the remedial phase, I was sent my DQ in early September. I have not had any symptoms of asthma since I was a really young kid, but...
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    Waiver for different branch (OCS)

    Hi I have a family member who was medically disqualified and could not get a waiver a little over 2 years ago from NROTC for ulcerative proctitis (extremely mild- took medicine for 6 weeks and has not been affected since then). He is now about to graduate college and is interested in going to...
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    Waiver for Asperger’s

    My son was diagnosed with Asperger’s before the DSM-5 was published and the diagnosis was converted to high functioning autism. The initial diagnosis occurred when he was 5 years old. He received behavioral health services until he was 12 to help with sensory and social issues (and to help...
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    Inhaler effect on getting in

    When I was like 3 I had an inhaler and a doctor said I had asthma, but two others said I had sports induced wheezing, and I had an inhaler for a bit, but after about 6 I didn’t use it any more, until last year, where I got an inhaler for a swim team, but never used it once, and I don’t know if...
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    Waiver concerns from college programmer

    So here's my situation: I am currently a college programmer in NROTC that just applied for the scholarship. I had a 3.96 GPA my fall semester, am getting a similar GPA this semester, and have a 94 PRT score. I think my chances of getting scholarship are pretty decent, but I'm concerned that my...
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    Peanut allergy waiver

    After going through all the remedials I am being told by my allergist that he will tell dodmerb that I will have to carry an epi pen. I’ve never had any history of anaphylaxis but do have mild reactions. Do I have a chance to get a waiver? Is there anything I can do? I attended the usna summer...
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    Allergy - DQ - Help!

    Hi. DD was conditionally accepted for '27 back in December. Following medical we were informed that DD has been DQ'd due to a history of food allergy. The waiver process has been started. We have been asked for an AMI by allergist. Anyone been thru this or have a contact with an allergist...
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    ADHD Waiver

    Code Description D231.90 History of Attention Deficit Disorder with or without hyperactivity (ADD/ADHD) Good afternoon, As Dodmerb comes back up I was recently disqualified for a single reason. I was never diagnosed and the medication was taken for less than a month and never prescribed...
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    Is anyone having trouble logging into DoDMERB today?

    I guess my real question is, am I about to be turned down for a medical waiver? I can log into my USNA account just fine, but when I attempt to log into DoDMERB, it says “invalid username or login”. I did get logged in last night and was able to view it. Any help would be great, thanks!
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    DODMERB Waiver Problem -- Can't Get My Own Records!

    I am in a dilemma. I am currently an army ROTC MS 1 (freshman) with a 3 year national scholarship pending (my cadre upgraded it to a 3.5 year scholarship😁), but I have an issue with my medical records. I have to provide my pharmacy records for the last four years. I have been unable to do so...
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    Vision Medical Waiver (Hard to get?)

    Hey everyone, prospective candidate of USNA class of 2028 and just wanted to know, How hard is it to get a vision waiver? I’ve been looking on this forum and other forums just like this and found mixed results on getting a vision waiver. Some say its near impossible, some say they give them out...
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    Will these require waivers?

    Hey all - I was wondering if the two following conditions I have/had would initially disqualify me in the DoDMERB process and require waivers from USAFA. 1. I had self-diagnosed shin splints 6 months ago due to running long distances in non-running shoes. I fixed the issue by getting running...
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    DQ - Requested Waiver - What's next?

    Learned DS was DQ'd today but have not learned what the condition is that led to it. I'm thinking it might be a short bout of depression a few years ago (with treatment/medication) and maybe a football injury to his ankle that was no big deal. My question is how much work should we do now to...
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    DODMERB Concerns

    Hello! I'm a candidate for USAFA and I am currently going through the medical evaluation process. I am concerned about my possible asthma history. My doctor has prescribed me Albuterol Sulfate in the past. I used it in 2017, when I was under 13, for pre-asthmatic concerns. I haven't used...
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    CVS Pharmacy Records Request

    Hello all! I won a 3-year AD Army ROTC scholarship, and, to become medically qualified (hopefully), I need to submit my pharmacy records from the past four years. My local pharmacy is CVS, and it has been recalcitrant to giving me my records. So far, I have faxed them thrice, created an account...
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    Chances of getting a waiver

    Hello, I just heard back from DoDMERB that I have disqualifying components to my physical. I had arthroscopic knee surgery this past June and they were able to fix the problem. I have returned to full activity and completed NSI in July. I was wondering what my chances of getting a waiver are...
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    "Waiver Granted" - DODMerb Tricare Status

    I just got an updated status by DODMerb Tricare saying "Waiver Granted," does this mean that the waiver process is complete, or is there another step in the process? (ARMY ROTC)
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    Questions About Medical DQ, Waivers, and Service Academies

    Hello, I completed my USAFA application by my November 1st deadline and got my medical DQ decision in early January. My original medical exam was initiated by USNA and not USAFA. USAFA has just been added to my dodmerb profile as an agency today (3/21/22). Is anyone familiar with this...