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  1. Hi people. Here for a bit of advice really, not even sure anyone will be able to help. My son has applied to join the army and has passed the barb English and maths tests. Filled in his medical forms but was prescribed an inhaler in Nov. 2010 due to a minor chest infection, and had not previously been prescribed or had any symptoms of asthma since 2007. Is he likely to be automatically rejected or will they give him the chance to take more tests to prove he is medically fit to serve? Hopeful for advice here !
     

  2. I think it's 5 years free from an inhaler. They may send him for a lung function test to check O2 levels. I'm sure the medics on here will have a more in depth answer.
     
  3. Thanks for your quick reply, was told by recruiting officer 4 years and I really hope he does get the opportunity to go for a lung function test, will he be able to appeal and request one if he is turned down because of this ? As last asthma inhaler was in 2007
     
  4. Read the medical stickie, this is a common occurrence.
     
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