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Dermatitis and Getting Social Security Disability

Would I be eligible for Social Security Disability with dermatitis? You are probably asking this question because you are afflicted with dermatitis, and this disorder is so severe and/or complications resulting from it or other disabling conditions that you have along with it have caused you to be disabled, unable to work and in need of financial assistance. social-security-disability-benefits The simple meaning of dermatitis is skin inflammation. It is a skin condition in which your skin becomes swollen, sore and red. In some cases, dermatitis may involve small blisters. Dermatitis is a broad term that is used for a wide range of skin conditions. Some of the various kinds of dermatitis include: Eczema (atopic dermatitis) - Eczema is a form of dermatitis that is characterized by itching, scaling, swelling and occasionally blistering. Contact dermatitis – This kind of dermatitis typically causes your skin to have a red or pink rash that usually itches. Neurodermatitis – This kind of dermatitis is marked by distinctive coin-shaped red plaques that appear most of the time on your hands, arms, torso and legs. Perioral dermatitis – This type involves a bumpy rash around your mouth. Stasis dermatitis – This form is evidenced by chronic swelling of your legs. Seborrheic dermatitis – This kind of dermatitis is marked by greasy, yellowish or reddish scaling on your scalp, face, genitals or other hairy places and in creases of your skin along your nose, breasts and other areas. Dermatitis is one of the most common disorders in the United States. Somewhere around 9% of the population is affected by the various forms of dermatitis. Each one of the different kinds of dermatitis involves some distinctive signs and symptoms. However, there are some signs and symptoms that apply to all kinds of dermatitis. These include: Swelling Redness Itching Skin lesions. Dermatitis results from direct irritation of your skin by an external agent or an allergic reaction to that agent. However, there are several health conditions, genetic factors and mental and physical stressors as well, that can bring about the various types of dermatitis. Some of the possible causes are: Makeup Physical stress Metals like nickel Cleaning products Rubber Moisturizers Fluid accumulation in tissues under your skin Weeds like poison ivy Detergents, laundry soap or skin soaps Dry skin Jewelry Cosmetics, perfumes or fragrances Psoriasis Travel Chronic irritation. Again, you may have dermatitis. Your dermatitis may be so severe and/or complications resulting from it or other debilitating conditions that you have along with it have caused you to be disabled, unable to work and in need of financial assistance. You may have applied for the financial assistance you need from the Social Security Administration by applying for Social Security Disability. Were you denied? Important fact If you reapply or appeal your denial, remember this important fact. People who are represented by a disability attorney like the one at, are approved more often than people who do not have an attorney standing with them. The smart 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+