Can I get Social Security Disability for eczema? If this is a question that you have, it is probably because you have eczema, and the disease and/or complications that have resulted from it or other debilitating conditions that you have in addition to it are the reason why you are disabled, unable to work and in need of financial assistance.
The word eczema comes from two Greek words that mean to boil out. As ancient Greek practitioners were examining someone with eczema, it may have appeared as if that persons skin was boiling.
The way in which the word eczema is used today can cause confusion. Eczema is often used as a synonym for dermatitis. More specifically, it is used as a synonym for atopic dermatitis.
Dermatitis is a broad, blanket term that is used for a wide range of skin disorders. Eczema is really a type of dermatitis. However, in turn, atopic dermatitis is actually a type of eczema. In fact, atopic dermatitis is the most prevalent kind of eczema.
Eczema is used in reference to a family of skin diseases that are evidenced by swollen, irritated and itchy skin. In addition, eczema may cause your skin to become red and sometimes form small, fluid-filled bumps that are referred to as vesicles. When the vesicles break, the fluid leaks out, and this brings about weeping and oozing of your skin.
There are several signs and symptoms that may be an indication of eczema. Some of these include:Intense itching (usually the first sign or symptom of eczema)Itching that is so intense that it interferes with your sleepItching or burning by the rashPainful cracks that form with the passage of timeChronic rubbing that causes thickened plaques of skinA rash that is red and bumpyRed bumps or clear, fluid-filled bumps that look like they are bubblyWetness is added to the overall appearance of the bumps when they are scratchedThe rash becomes crusty and oozing when it is scratchedA rash that is most often found in adults on the neck, flexures of arms and flexures of legs.
Researchers do not know the exact cause of eczema. The current belief is that it may result from a combination of factors, such as environment, genetics and abnormal function of your immune system.
Again, you may be suffering with eczema. The disease and/or complications that have resulted from it or other debilitating conditions that you have in addition to it have caused you to be disabled, unable to work and in need of financial assistance.
Have you applied for Social Security Disability from the Social Security Administration? Were you turned down?
If you are planning on reapplying or appealing your denial, always remember this important fact. People who are represented by a disability attorney like the one at disabilitycasereview.com, are approved more often than people who do not have an attorney on their side.
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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