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.
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.
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 esophagitisRadiation esophagitisEosinophilic esophagitis, a chronic allergic/immune esophagitisInfectious esophagitisCorrosive esophagitisPeptic or reflux esophagitis.
Esophagitis may be evidenced by several signs and symptoms. Some of these include:VomitingNauseaHeartburnA coughA decrease in appetiteAn unpleasant taste in your mouthHoarsenessA sore throatA feeling like something is stuck in your throatFood impaction (swallowed food that does get stuck in your esophagus)Painful and/or difficulty in swallowingAcid regurgitationStomach painMouth soresChest 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 herniaHigh-dose radiation therapy that is used in the treatment of cancerA parasitic, fungal or bacterial infectionAllergiesIngesting a caustic substance, such as a cleaning agentChronic acid refluxCertain medicationsCertain diseases that make it difficult to swallow, such as sclerodermaThe 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?
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 disabilitycasereview.com, 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 disabilitycasereview.com, and have your case evaluated at no cost or obligation to you.
Article written by James Shugart
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