Failed Medical?

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  1. I have just recieved a letter stating I have failed a medical because of my thyroid.

    The background of my thyroid problem is this. I have been going to the the hospital every year for the past 9 years for a check up on my underactive thyroid. I have never taken medication for it and the antibodies are fine.

    The letter says that I can re-apply 5 years after normalisation of my antibodies. I am not a doctor in anyway but surely if my antibodies where not at a normal level then I would be on medication?

    Is there anyway I can appeal this decision and seek private medical advice to help my case?

    Thanks in advance for your answers. I am absolutely gutted knowing I failed with something which is outwith my control.


    WATP
     
  2. PM Angrydoc he's the authority on medical matters and very helpful Best of luck
     

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