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Haemorroids - Being pregnant Factor

Being pregnant refers to the physical state of a female from the time of conception to parturition (birth or abortion).  Hence, a pregnancy exists at any time there is a developing embryo or foetus in the body.  A pregnancy may or may not continue to full term, which is approximately 267 days.

 

LAST REVIEWED FOR CCPS 15 OCTOBER 2008.

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PRELIMINARY QUESTIONS [30138]

8608     there is some evidence that being pregnant may be a factor in the development or worsening of the condition under consideration.

1169     the veteran is a woman.

8240     the veteran has been pregnant at some time.

30139  the veteran has established the causal connection between the pregnancy and VEA service for haemorrhoids.

30140   the veteran has established the causal connection between the pregnancy and VEA service for the clinical onset of haemorrhoids.

30142  the veteran has established the causal connection between the pregnancy and operational service for the clinical onset of haemorrhoids.

or

30143  the veteran has established the causal connection between the pregnancy and eligible service for the clinical onset of haemorrhoids.

or

7334     the clinical onset of the condition under consideration occurred after the end of the veteran's last period of VEA service.

7335     the condition under consideration permanently worsened.

30141   the veteran has established the causal connection between the pregnancy and VEA service for the clinical worsening of haemorrhoids.

30144  the veteran has established the causal connection between the pregnancy and operational service for the clinical worsening of haemorrhoids.

or

30145  the veteran has established the causal connection between the pregnancy and eligible service for the clinical worsening of haemorrhoids.

CLINICAL ONSET AND OPERATIONAL SERVICE [30142]

8245     the veteran became pregnant during operational service.

8246     the veteran became pregnant during operational service, as a causal result of operational service.

30146 the veteran was pregnant during operational service as a causal result of operational service within the two weeks before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration.

30215 the veteran's pregnancy due to operational service within the two weeks before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration was due to the veteran's serious default, wilful act or serious breach of discipline.

CLINICAL ONSET AND ELIGIBLE SERVICE [30143]

8247     the veteran became pregnant during eligible service.

8248     the veteran became pregnant during eligible service, as a causal result of eligible service.

30147 the veteran was pregnant during eligible service as a causal result of eligible service within the two weeks before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration.

30216 the veteran's pregnancy due to eligible service within the two weeks before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration was due to the veteran's serious default, wilful act or serious breach of discipline.

CLINICAL WORSENING AND OPERATIONAL SERVICE [30144]

8245     the veteran became pregnant during operational service.

8246     the veteran became pregnant during operational service, as a causal result of operational service.

30148 the veteran was pregnant during operational service as a causal result of operational service within the two weeks before the clinical worsening of the condition under consideration.

30217 the veteran's pregnancy due to operational service within the two weeks before the clinical worsening of the condition under consideration was due to the veteran's serious default, wilful act or serious breach of discipline.

CLINICAL WORSENING AND ELIGIBLE SERVICE [30145]

8247     the veteran became pregnant during eligible service.

8248     the veteran became pregnant during eligible service, as a causal result of eligible service.

30149 the veteran was pregnant during eligible service as a causal result of eligible service within the two weeks before the clinical worsening of the condition under consideration.

30218 the veteran's pregnancy due to eligible service within the two weeks before the clinical worsening of the condition under consideration was due to the veteran's serious default, wilful act or serious breach of discipline.