Question by  acornwell82 (32)

What are the medical disqualifications for entrance into the military?

I want to join the Army, but I have asthma. Will this disqualify me? What other conditions might prevent my enlistment?


Answer by  tnnair (186)

Asthama will disqualify you from selection to the Army. You have to undergo the following tests :- (a) Written Test. (b) Physical fitness Test After the above test, You have to undergo a medicall test. Asthama, skin diseases, veneral diseases, piles sugar etc apart from other main diseases will disqualify you from joining the Army.


Answer by  eldergeek (473)

Each branch of the military, and specific jobs within those branches, have different physical health requirements. Potential recruits should be in generally good health, of appropriate weight and able to pass a standard physical screening exam.


Answer by  roxy3555 (51)

You can talk with a recruiter, I know asthma can disqualify you. But you can always ask about a medical waver if your asthma is not that bad!


Answer by  bris (82)

The following are some of the most common causes. Gastritis,nflammatory bowel disease,Hemorrhagic disorders,Leukopenia,Immunodeficiency. Persons with artificial openings, Hernia, including inguinal, and other abdominal,Gastrointestinal bleeding,Congenital, Intestinal malabsorption syndromes, including postsurgical and idiopathic. Esophagus. Ulceration, varices, fistula, achalasia, or other dismotility disorders. If any of these presents,the person may be disqualified.

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