Is there treatment for Agent Orange?
VA offers health care benefits for Veterans who may have been exposed to Agent Orange or other herbicides during military service. These services include an Agent Orange Registry health exam and clinical treatment at VA’s War Related Illness and Injury Study Center.
Can Agent Orange be passed down?
There is currently no definitive evidence that a father’s exposure to Agent Orange exposure causes birth defects. However, an analysis of Agent Orange registry data from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) suggests a link between males’ exposure to Agent Orange and having children with certain birth defects.
Is there a test for Agent Orange?
As of 2018, there is no medical test for Agent Orange exposure. However, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) offers a free health exam to qualifying veterans.
Can I be tested for Agent Orange?
Are there any health problems associated with Agent Orange?
Agent Orange exposure is strongly associated with a variety of health problems. These symptoms of Agent Orange exposure can range from the inconvenient to debilitating and even life-threatening.
Where can I get help for Agent Orange?
Over the past four months, I have examined 16 veterans with histories of Agent Orange exposure, at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Oklahoma City.
Can a Vietnam veteran be affected by Agent Orange?
Certain birth defects in the children of Vietnam veterans may also be the result of Agent Orange exposure. Early diagnosis and treatment are a veteran’s best hope for cure or successful management of an Agent Orange-related disease.
When did the US stop using Agent Orange?
Agent Orange, a toxic herbicide used by the United States, Korea, Canada, and several other countries between 1950 and 1971, has been found to be extremely detrimental to human health. Unlike exposure to other toxins, many Agent Orange symptoms tend to take several years to decades to present, and can cause a host of health issues.