Medical Waivers
For a long time, I've been aspiring to be a military physician. Unfortunately, I have ulcerative colitis which I found out is a disqualifying condition. It's extremely manageable with anti-inflammatory medication (nothing like heavy immunosuppressants) and is fairly moderate/mild. I haven't had a flare since my diagnosis. My question is as a physician, is receiving a medical waiver easier? If so, which branches would be more lenient? My ultimate goal was to hopefully join the Navy and serve... Medical Waivers (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - December 10, 2016 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Doc9213 Source Type: forums

Dealing with IBS/IBD on rotations
Does anyone else that has done rotations or is going to do them have IBS, ulcerative colitis, or Crohns? I do, and I'm worried about how it will affect me and my ability to do the work. I've been seeing a specialist, but nothing has helped. It's not debilitating, but basically I might have to run to the bathroom more than others - like 3-4 times a day, and not necessarily at opportune times. It's much worse when I'm nervous, which of course I will be. Any suggestions/support and similar... Dealing with IBS/IBD on rotations (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - December 7, 2016 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: BlueMoon88 Source Type: forums

Ulcerative Colitis Flare and Exams
Forum: Health Posted By: Anonymous Post Time: 28-04-2015 at 18:38 (Source: The Student Room)
Source: The Student Room - April 28, 2015 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: forums