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Disqualified due to ADHD and Ashma.
Last Post 05 Apr 2019 05:38 PM by Jdesimone. 2 Replies.
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05 Apr 2019 11:33 AM
    So I recently decided to try and join the USCG but was disqualified because I have a history of allergy induced asthma and ADHD. I was told that I would grow out of both of these things and have not dealt with either in years. If I were to get re-evaluated by doctors and confirmation that I no longer have either diagnonses, could I be eligible then?
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    05 Apr 2019 12:36 PM
    Any diagnosis of asthma past the age of 13 is an automatic disqualification. If it is in your health record, that's that and you are done. Even if you didn't have an attack, the diagnosis alone would be enough to keep you out, no waivers. The ADHD is a different story, that can POSSIBLY worked with. It all depends upon medication, age, time off medication as directed by a physician. That's a more gray horse. The asthma is extremely black and white territory, either you have/had it or you don't.
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    05 Apr 2019 05:38 PM
    So I actually found out I never even had an official asthma diagnosis. Just the ADHD. I’ve been off of medication for at least two years and have maintained a college gpa of 3.67. If I get re-evaluated might I still have a shot at enlisting? Also thank you for your response!
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