Reported Agent Orange symptoms and effects

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    The following is a list of reported Agent Orange symptoms and effects:

 

1.  Gastrointestinal:

    loss of appetite (anorexia)

    nausea

    vomiting

    diarrhea

    constipation

    yellowing of eyes, skin, and urine (Jaundice)

    liver inflammation (Hepatitis)

    vomiting blood (Hematemesis)

    abdominal pain

    gastric hyperplasia

    gastric ulcers

 

2.  Genitourinary:

    stones

    burning

    bloody urine (Hermaturia)

    dribbling

    brown urine

    bladder discomfort

    kidney pain

 

3.  Neurological:

    tingling

    numbness

    dizziness

    headaches

    twitching, fidgeting, etc. (Automatic dyscontrol)

    Suspension of breath (sleep apnea)

    incoordination

    unnaturally

    drowsy (Hypersomnolence)

    loss of sensation in extremities

 

4.  Psychiatric:

    violent

    irritable

    angry

    severe depression

    suicide

    frenzied (Manic)

    tremulous

    memory loss

    loss of concentration

    severe personality changes

 

5.  Metabolic:

    fatigue

    rapid weight loss

    spontaneous fever

    chills

 

6.  Cardiovascular:

    elevated blood pressure

    blood deficiency

 

7.  Skin:

    chloracne

    rash

    increased sensitivity (heat)

    increased sensitivity (sun)

    altered skin color

    loss of hair

    brittle nails

 

8.  Cancer:

    tumors

    liver

    lung

    testicular

    ear duct

 

9.  Family:

    miscarriages child's deaths---birth defects

    a. cleft palates         b. open eye

    c. kidney abnormalities  d. enlarged liver

    e. enlarged head         f. club foot

    g. intestinal hemmorage  h. missing or abnormal fingers, toes

    i. missing or abnormal reproductive organs

    j. missing, abnormal, or displaced body parts

 

10. Endocrine:

    enlarged male mammary glands (Gynecomastia)

    excessive milk flow from nipples (Galactorrhea)

    decreased sexual drive

    difficulty maintaining and erection


 

 

11. Visual:

    blurring

    burning

 

12. Hearing Loss

 

13. Respiratory:

    difficulty or painful breath (Dyspenea)

    shortness of breath

 

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The most distinguishing effects of dioxin poisoning are:

 

    a. chloracne

    b. liver dysfunction

    c. severe personality disorders

    d. cancers

    e. birth defects

 

    We have available, upon request, a list that totals gallons of Agents

Orange, White, and Blue that was applied by the USAF Ranch Hand.

 

    Sprayings on I Corps. -IV Corp.. from August 1965 onward. this list

does not include the U.S. Army Helicopter or ground applications or any

form of the Insecticide programs by the GVN or the U.S. Military.

 

    Also available, upon request, a list of Herbicide Missions in the

Republic of South Vietnam.  This list gives dates of spraying, affected

military regions (broken down by Provinces - I Corp. through IV Corp.) and

amount of gallons of Agent Orange, White, and Blue that were sprayed.

 

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      For more information about Agent Orange Veterans

      Payment Program and an application Kit........

      Call Toll Free   1-800-225-4712

  THIS PROGRAM WILL ONLY RUN UNTIL DECEMBER 1994

For any further information or to request information on spraying contact:

                            Firebase freedom

                            c/o Kim Browand

                             P.O. Box # 268

                         Bedford, MI 49020-0268

                    

 

[Reprinted, with permission, from the March 1993 issue of FREEDOM'S WINGS,

the FIREBASE FREEDOM Newsletter]

 

 

"When the way comes to an end, then change - having changed, you pass through."

      I. Ching

 

 Bruce "Doc". Melson

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