Allergy Form Remedial Question

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  1. Donutbox

    Donutbox New Member

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    Hello, I have a question concerning the insect allergy remedial questionnaire. The form states to confirm if I have ever been diagnosed with an insect allergy. The problem is that I have never been to a doctor for my allergy; but rather, I diagnosed myself with the ant allergy because I do get hives and swelling at the bite. I was wondering if the form means diagnosed as in I was diagnosed by a doctor and if that is the case--should I notify them that I was never diagnosed but rather self-diagnosed myself. Thanks.
     
  2. MohawkArmyROTC

    MohawkArmyROTC Recruiting Operations Officer

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    Only a doctor can diagnose. If you are not a doctor, then you would say that you have never been diagnosed with an insect allergy.
     
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  3. Alaskan

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    Only doctors make medical diagnoses.
     
  4. 5Day

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    Diagnosed means diagnosed by a medical professional. Dr. Mom or self diagnosed does not count. Answer the question Have you ever been diagnosed with an insect allergy? (e.g., bee stings, fire ant bites etc.)? with a big NO! Not much to fill out on the form when you answer No.
     
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