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Can I Get Social Security Disability for Esophagitis

Can I get Social Security Disability for esophagitis? You are probably asking this question because you have this condition, and it and/or complications that have resulted from it or the underlying ailment that has caused it is the reason why you are disabled, unable to work and in need of financial assistance. disability-attorney-help Your esophagus is the tube that runs from the back of your mouth all the way to your stomach. Your esophagus has the responsibility of transporting the food and liquids that you consume, and the saliva that is in your mouth to your stomach. Broad term Esophagitis is a broad term for any type of swelling, inflammation or irritation of the lining of your esophagus. It may result in ulcers, scar your esophagus, make it hard to swallow and cause you extreme discomfort. Esophagitis is more than a single condition. It comes in different forms that depend on what the underlying ailment is that is causing the condition. Some of these are: Medication esophagitis, also referred to as pill-induced or chemical esophagitis Radiation esophagitis Eosinophilic esophagitis, a chronic allergic/immune esophagitis Infectious esophagitis Corrosive esophagitis Peptic or reflux esophagitis. Esophagitis may be evidenced by several signs and symptoms. Some of these include: Vomiting Nausea Heartburn A cough A decrease in appetite An unpleasant taste in your mouth Hoarseness A sore throat A feeling like something is stuck in your throat Food impaction (swallowed food that does get stuck in your esophagus) Painful and/or difficulty in swallowing Acid regurgitation Stomach pain Mouth sores Chest pain that occurs during eating, and is particularly located behind your breastbone. Due to the fact that there are several types of esophagitis, there are also several things that can cause the condition. Some of these are: GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) A hiatal hernia High-dose radiation therapy that is used in the treatment of cancer A parasitic, fungal or bacterial infection Allergies Ingesting a caustic substance, such as a cleaning agent Chronic acid reflux Certain medications Certain diseases that make it difficult to swallow, such as scleroderma The build up of eosinophils (a type of white blood cells) in the lining of your esophagus. Again, you may be suffering from some kind of esophagitis. This condition and/or complications that have resulted from it or the underlying disorder that has caused it is the reason why you are disabled, unable to work and in need of financial assistance. Have you applied for the financial assistance that you need from the Social Security Administration by applying for Social Security Disability? Were you denied? Important fact If you are thinking about reapplying or appealing your denial, there is an important fact that you may not know about that you need to carefully consider. Claimants who have a disability attorney fighting for them like the one at, are approved more often than people who do not have a disability attorney working for them. The best thing to do is to contact the disability attorney at, and have your case evaluated at no cost or obligation to you. Article written by James Shugart Connect with James on Google+