John replied to the topic Agent Orange Exposure and MG in the forum Myasthenia Gravis Research, Scientific News, & Clinical Trials 6 days, 4 hours ago
MG is not on the presumptive list for Agent Orange. It is presumptive only if it manifest within 1 year of separation.
Certain chronic diseases, such as Myasthenia Gravis (an organic disease of the nervous system, are subject to presumptive service connection if manifest to a compensable degree within one year from separation from service even…[Read more]
John replied to the topic Agent Orange Exposure and MG in the forum Myasthenia Gravis Research, Scientific News, & Clinical Trials 3 months, 3 weeks ago
I just received a 30% disability rating for my Ocular MG. I submitted initial application in June 2022, and additional info August 2022), numerous technical papers showing the relationship between Dioxin/AO and Autoimmune disease and MG is an autoimmune disease. Also submitted Citation Nr: 1539119 shown above. I did all this without any…[Read more]
John replied to the topic Agent Orange Exposure and MG in the forum Myasthenia Gravis Research, Scientific News, & Clinical Trials 5 months ago
I was recently diagnosed with Ocular myasthenia gravis. I served in Vietnam 1966-1968 in the central highland and was exposed to Agent Orange via spraying, and working in ranch-hand C123’s.
I have been complaining to my Ophthalmologist for more than 5 years about double vision, which would come and go, and of course never when I was at the…[Read more]
John became a registered member 5 months ago
Hello, John! We are thrilled to have you as part of our inclusive and judgment-free community of MG patients, caregivers, families, and medical professionals! Within the Myasthenia Gravis News Forums, we implement a safe space to share and discuss experiences, information, and news and offer guidance and support.
I would love it if you could…[Read more]