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Parapemphigus and Receiving Social Security Disability Benefits

Parapemphigus is a skin disease that is characterized by tense blistering eruptions that occur on the surface of your skin. These skin eruptions can range anywhere from mildly itching welts to infection and large severe blisters. Parapemphigus may involve a small part of your body, or it may be widespread over a large area of your body. Parapemphigus usually shows up on your legs, arms or trunk. However, parapemphigus can also take place in your esophagus, mucous membranes or your mouth. Most of the time, your skin becomes extremely itchy when you have parapemphigus. Much of the time, large, red welts and hives develop before and during the formation of blisters on your skin. Parapemphigus may occur in people of all ages. However, it develops most often in people who are over the age of 50. Parapemphigus is known by other names. It has also been referred to as Pemphigoid, bullous pemphigoid, old pemphigus and senile dermatitis herpetiformis. Parapemphigus takes place when inflammation and antibodies abnormally build up in mucous membranes or a certain layer of your skin. This layer of your skin is known as your “basement membrane”. However, the specific reason why these antibodies and inflammation abnormally build up has not yet been discovered. Researchers think that it may be the result of an autoimmune reaction from your body’s immune system. This is when your body’s immune system that normally attacks anything foreign that invades your body, for some unknown reason, mistakenly attacks the cells and tissues of your own body. The single greatest risk factor for having parapemphigus is being over the age of 50. As stated earlier, parapemphigus may develop in people of all ages, but it is not very common in people below the age of 50. In fact, parapemphigus is much more likely to take place in people who are 60 years of age and older. The age group in which parapemphigus is found most often is in those people who are in their 80s.

Signs that you might have Parapemphigus

There are several different signs and symptoms that you may have, which may be an indication that you have parapemphigus. Some of these may include: The blisters that develop with parapemphigus may have the appearance of firm, fluid-filled sacs. These blisters may weep, or they can look like they are crusty. The blisters that result from parapemphigus may also become open, painful sores that occur on the surface of your skin. Have you become incapacitated and unable to work as a result of the disability that has incurred from parapemphigus and/or complications that have been caused by it or other underlying disorders that you have in addition to this disease? Because of your disability, are you in need of financial aid? Have you thought about filing for Social Security disability benefits or disability benefits from the Social Security Administration? Have you already done this and been denied by the Social Security Administration? If you have been considering appealing your denial or reapplying, you really ought to have the help and advice of the lawyer at The disability lawyer at is capable of getting you the Social Security disability benefits or disability benefits that are rightfully yours.