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Vitimin B12 Deficiency caused by Agent Orange?

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  • Posted By: funzstuff
  • April 14, 2007
  • 08:07 PM

My 59 yr old husband of 37 years is a Viet Nam Vet, he was a 20 year old Huey crewchief and was exposed to Orange and Super Orange by proximity and has for the past 6 years been trying to settle claims for disability. he is on the registry for Agent Orange however as his MOS was not handling it directly he can not get disability rated.
His symptoms are extensive, to include inability to absorb Vitimin B12, blisters recurring frequently on his feet for all these years, no hair on his legs and shiny leg skin, tingling, or numb or creepy crawling feelings on his skin, cannot stand cold weather, creaking and popping joints, the list just goes on and on.
We have researched the internet and suspect he has periferal neurophy (sic?) Are there any other Viet Nam Vets out there with the same symptoms who were awarded disability? Any help would be deeply appreciated.

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