Colitis and Receiving Social Security Disability Benefits
Colitis is a digestive disease that is characterized by inflammation of your colon. Specifically, colitis is a chronic or acute inflammation of the membrane lining of your large bowel.
Colitis is a general term that refers to several diseases. As a result, there are several types of colitis. Some of these are:
Crohn's disease (regional enteritis)
CMV colitis (a viral infection of the colon)
You may have a wide range of signs and symptoms with colitis, according to the cause and type of colitis that you have. Some of the ways that you may be affected by colitis include:
Tenderness of your abdomen
Swelling of your colon tissue
Redness of the surface of your colon
Blood in your stool
Aches and pains in your joints
Rapid weight loss
Ulcerations of your colon.
There are several more serious effects to watch for. Some of these are:
Signs of dehydration like excessive thirst, little or no urination and dry mouth
Severe rectal or abdominal pain
Fever with diarrhea
Pain from the area of your belly moving to your lower right abdomen
Progressively looser bowel movements
Blood or mucus in your stool
When more than one person who has shared food with you begins to show signs and symptoms like yours
Diarrhea lasting more than three days
Frequent loose bowel movements during pregnancy.
You or a loved one may have colitis. Colitis and/or complications resulting from it may be why you or your loved one cannot work. It may be the cause of your disability.
As a result, you or your love one may be in need of assistance. You may be in need of financial assistance.
Where will you get the financial help that you need? Where will it come from? Who can you turn to?
You or your loved one may have applied for Social Security disability benefits or disability benefits from the Social Security Administration because of the disability caused by colitis and/or complications resulting from colitis. What will you do if you were denied?
You or your loved one may be planning on appealing the denial by the Social Security Administration. If this is what you decide to do, here is something critical that you should know.
You or your loved one may need a disability attorney like the one you will find at here to help and represent you in what can be a long and trying process. The reason that this is true is because people who have a disability lawyer in their corner are approved more often than those people who are not represented by an attorney.