Agent Orange - Does it cause diseases to spouse?

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Is the Veterans as of now ,saying that Hirsprungs Disease, is a out come of Agent Orange?
Hello Mrs. Ridders, the VA didn't put Hirsprungs Disease in the list of Agent Orange.
Hello this is Jack Lester again I left a message a little while ago there was a couple symptoms I forgot to leave out we do have bad problems with our feet like they're on fire burn and just hurting and they get worse when it gets night time so I don't know if that's one of the symptoms and I don't know if it's a neurology neurologist problem with this Agent Orange but I do believe the symptoms I'm having is coming from Agent Orange thank you again and God bless
Hi Mr. Lester, many children of male veteran exposed to Agent Orange in Vietnam or Korea grow up with severe, complicated diseases. However the VA only recognize birth defects. You are not alone. Many are in similar cases, and they fight for their benefits. Here are some information I can find for you.

I have had nothing but health problems one after another, I am now 45 and I’m riddled with health issues. This has been going on for the past 18 years. My died was in Vietnam for 3 years as a combat medic, he died from a brain tumor at age 65 in 2004. I’m the youngest child of five. I was conceived about the time he was in Vietnam and agent orange was widely used often. He was in some bad times from all the stories he told me, I do believe that agent orange is the main reason why my health conditions are so bad. I need to speak with someone for some help with this and to see if in fact my father being in Vietnam during the time of agent orange and the time I was born. There is some very unusual quintessential diseases I have and I do have a lot. My life is ruined and I’m disabled and can’t do anything anymore from all my health issues. Can someone help me to find out or how to go about finding out if in fact I have been exposed to the agent orange that my father was in during his time in Vietnam. I ne
I'm so sorry for what you've been through, I wish I can help a bit. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- VA presumes that Veterans were exposed to Agent Orange or other herbicides if they served: In Vietnam anytime between January 9, 1962 and May 7, 1975, including brief visits ashore or service aboard a ship that operated on the inland waterways of Vietnam If you fall into either category listed above, you do not have to show that you were exposed to Agent Orange to be eligible for disability compensation for diseases VA presumes are associated with it. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recognizes birth defects in children of Vietnam veterans exposed to this toxin as qualifying for benefits. To be eligible, the child must: 1. be a biological child of a Vietnam or Korean War veteran; 2. have a birth defect that resulted in a permanent physical or mental disability; 3. have proof that their parent or parents served in Viet