Protein S Deficiency

Discussion in 'DoDMERB' started by archie5757, Jun 22, 2010.

  1. archie5757

    archie5757 5-Year Member

    Jun 22, 2010
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    My son is 17 and talking daily about joining the service. He is entering his Senior year of high school. Recently we met with a local ROTC representative and this further energized his desire. My fear is that his diagnosis at age 7 of Protein S Deficiency will medically disqualify him. He has never had a clot, is NOT on anticoagulants and requires no restrictions or adjustments to his daily life. I only had him tested because I was a nervous father and needed to know if I passed on this hereditary disorder. His chances of ever having a clot are lower than 3%. Other than the diagnosis, he is a healthy young man. Does the military test for this? I'm assuming he absolutely has to disclose this information...right? Is it waiverable? Thank you for any and all responses.
  2. MullenLE

    MullenLE 5-Year Member

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